Tag: MiG-27

Replacing the MiG-21

It’s time for the defense ministry and IAF to question whether there is any aircraft that can replace the MiG-21 on the horizon, keeping in mind existing acquisition programs.

IAF MiG-21 crashes in Assam

An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 Type 77 aircraft crashed immediately after take-off from Chabua air base in Upper Assam. The pilot, sensing a technical snag, ditched the aircraft and ejected safely, making this the fifth IAF plane crash in less than two months.