IAF MIG-29 Plane crashes near jamnagar in Gujarat

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  1. Blackwater

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    JAMNAGAR (Gujarat): A MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Friday crashed between Amran and Jivapar villages in Jamnagar, with the pilot ejecting safely.

    The aircraft was on on a routine sortie from the Jamnagar airbase.

    "A MiG-29 fighter jet crashed at 11.29am between Amran and Jivapar villages near Jamnagar air base," the official said.

    "The pilot ejected safely when the plane crashed," he said.

    A court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident.

    On June 24 this year, a MiG-29 fighter aircraft on a routine sortie had crashed near Lalparda village in Jamnagar district, with the pilot ejecting safely.

    In August 2012, nine Air Force personnel including five officers, on board two MI-17 helicopters were killed when two choppers of the Jamnagar air base had collided mid-air shortly after take off.






    http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/...n-Gujarat-pilot-safe/articleshow/25432159.cms
     
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    jmj_overlord Regular Member

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    i thought all the mig 29 were undergoing upgradation to upg standard.........
     
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    maomao Veteran Hunter of Maleecha Senior Member

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    I believe the upgradation will happen in batches!
     
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    Blackwater Veteran Member Veteran Member

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    But who will upgrade the pilots lolllllll
     
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    Good to hear that pilot is safe. It is not about upgradation, Planes crash just as cars malfunction, pilots may need to open parachute earlier, When this Plane loss will be replaced? Will India buy or make another MiG 29 to replace this loss?

    I believe aircraft loss to accidents in peace time is any Air force's biggest enemy.
     
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    why only plane especially fighters of soviet origin malfunctioned in India so frequently.:cool2::cool2:

    why Don''t Mig 21 or 29 of other air forces malfunction so frequently????:taunt1::taunt1:


    dont put blanket on either pilot training and maintenance issue in india:rolleyes:
     
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    :taunt::taunt:

    Most of Soviet planes are old, mainly MiG 21's, MiG 21's use Indian made poor quality parts that's why they crash so frequently. French Mirage or SPACECAT Jaguars also crash. Just look MiG 21's service record in other air forces as well.

    Military aircraft accidents cost Pakistani taxpayers 3,000 million dollars—By Shiraz Paracha

    Crashes raise concern about Pakistani air force - DAWN.COM

    Or look at US aircraft loss in Iraq or Afghanistan most planes were lost from accident.

    Aircraft losses of the Vietnam War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    See how many in combat and how many in accidents.

    Did WW2 planes crash very often due to mechanical problem? - Yahoo! Answers

    Germany lost about 50% of Bf 109's in accident if I remember correctly, B 29 Bombers which wrecked Japan, crashed very often. In a single incident 27 American P 51's escorting US B 29 bombers to Osaka collided in mid air due to poor weather.

    56 Years Ago Today

    http://jerry88acwv-americancoldwarveterans.blogspot.in/2009/09/gulf-war-aircraft-losses.html

    In Gulf War coalition lost total 75 Planes, among 44 were from Iraqi action, rest from accident.

    F 104 Star Fighter crashed frequently.

    Lockheed F-104 Starfighter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    US Marine Harriers crash frequently.
     
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    that was my point

    for rest iam not concerned about american or brits crashes.


    Can u give me data of MIG 21 and 29 crashes in other air forces around the world and compare to India. u will get the answer my friend
     
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    this is bull shit. only 2% pakis pay tax. and that can not be 3000 million:taunt1::taunt1:

    A country who is surviving on AID money since 1947 ,how can its janta suffer. it is the janta of saudi who is suffering my pak plane crashes:lol::lol::lol:
     
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    MiG-21: People’s fighter or plane dangerous? | Russia & India Report

    Read this mate. Any ways for MiGs service in other countries air force, IAF is a huge air force, compared to other countries IAF is extensively well trained so very high Flying Hour and MiG 21's were bulk of Force and when your pilots are flying continuously then more planes will be lost to accident. If you dont want accident then decrease pilot training like Saddam did up to 1991 Gulf war, Iraqi pilots were trained how to take off, land, bomb Kurdish villages and fire Missiles immediately after getting target lock and it's result was disastrous.

    Basic difference between Soviet and US planes from cold war, Soviet planes were easy to manufacture, purpose built(MiG 21 as interceptor) with small pay load, where as US planes were costly, generally of Multirole ability with large pay load(such as F 4 Phantom), Planes will always crash if they are maintained poorly and Indian air force is very professional.



    http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htatrit/20111209.aspx
     
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    Double post so deleted.
     
  13. Armand2REP

    Armand2REP CHINI EXPERT Veteran Member

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    Comparing accident rates from 70 years ago is irrelavent. Look at yours and compare them to other operators of the same type.
     

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