Indian Air Force

India steps up search for missing IAF plane

India bolsters the search for a transport AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force, with 13 people on board, that has remained missing for the third consecutive day today, by pressing into service a naval plane and two of its surveillance satellites.

June 11, 2019
June 11, 2019

Debris of missing IAF’s aircraft found

The wreckage of an Indian Air Force transport aircraft, which went missing eight days ago with 13 people on board, is found in Arunachal Pradesh, official sources said.

June 5, 2019
June 5, 2019

India steps up search for missing IAF plane

India bolsters the search for a transport AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force, with 13 people on board, that has remained missing for the third consecutive day today, by pressing into service a naval plane and two of its surveillance satellites.

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

Dark clouds of conflict

The ongoing tension between India and Pakistan is taking a dangerous turn. The Indian air force crossed Pakistani airspace and carried out strikes against alleged terrorist training camps within Pakistan-administered territory, followed by Pakistan's own airstrike.

February 1, 2019
February 1, 2019

Fighter jet crashes in India, 2 pilots dead

An Indian Air Force Mirage-2000 trainer aircraft crashes in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru immediately after taking off, killing both pilots.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

India to get first female fighter pilots in June

India's air force will induct its first female fighter pilots in June, the country's air force chief said.

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

Fresh gunfire, blasts at raided Indian air base

Gunfire and blasts are heard at an Indian Air Force base attacked by militants a day earlier, as security forces hunted two gunmen still at large in the sprawling facility near the border with Pakistan.

January 2, 2016
January 2, 2016

6 killed in India air force base attack

Four gunmen and two guards are killed when unidentified militants attack an Indian Air Force base near the Pakistan border in an apparent challenge to attempts to revive a dialogue between the nuclear-armed neighbours.