CDS General Bipin Rawat to YS Rajasekhara Reddy: Prominent Indians who died in air crashes

Several senior military officials were found dead after an Indian Air Force helicopter crashed in Tamil Nadu's Coonoor with CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 12 others onboard. The latest incident brings to our mind several prominent personalities who have perished in air crashes in the past.

published on : 8th December 2021

 Afghanistan crisis: Latest photos as India's evacuation of citizens stuck in Kabul continues

India on Sunday brought back 392 people, including two Afghan lawmakers, in three different flights as part of the mission to evacuate its nationals and Afghan partners from Kabul in the backdrop of increasing hostilities by the Taliban and deteriorating security situation in the city.

published on : 23rd August 2021

National Air Force Day | Operation Rahat: When IAF completed world's biggest heliborne rescue operation to save thousands in flood-hit Uttarakhand  

The Indian Air Force has been a force to reckon with whenever pressed into service against the foes. However, the brave hearts of the force have carried out several rescue operations across the country -- the ones in Uttarakhand in 2013 and Kerala in 2018 being among the most demanding. As the guardians of Indian skies turn 89 today, here is a look back at 'Operation Rahat' launched by the IAF after Uttarakhand was rocked by flash floods in 2013.

published on : 8th October 2020

All you need to know about the Apache AH-64E helicopter as it is welcomed into IAF

A look into the formal induction of eight US-made Apache AH-64E attack helicopters at the Pathankot Air Force station.

published on : 3rd September 2019

IAF helicopter crashes in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir

Two persons died after a Mi-17 transport chopper crashed on Wednesday in Budgam district

published on : 27th February 2019

300 vehicles gutted as fire breaks out at Aero India 2019 parking area

Almost 300 vehicles were gutted in a fire, which broke out at the Parking area number 5 of the Aero India venue at Yelahanka Air Force Station. No casualties have been reported so far.

published on : 23rd February 2019

Aero India 2019 Day 2: General Bipin Rawat flies HAL's Tejas, other highlights

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday flew in the home-grown Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas at the Aero India air show here and hailed the fighter. 

published on : 22nd February 2019

Aero India 2019: Slain Surya Kiran pilot honoured with 'missing man' formation, other highlights 

On the inaugural day and first of three business days, only a thin crowd of aviation enthusiasts watched the drama unfolding in the skies.

published on : 21st February 2019

Vayu Shakti 2019: IAF showcases its combat readiness amid Pulwama tension

Indian Air Force's mega exercise and drill in Pokhran showed its capabilities and strength.

published on : 17th February 2019

In Pictures: 86th Air Force Day celebrations 

The Indian Air Force which was officially established on this day in 1932, would display an air show at Air Force Station Hindon in Uttar Pradesh to mark the day.

published on : 8th October 2018

Daredevil stunts of Air Force graduates at graduation parade in Hyderabad

Indian Air Force graduates from the Dundigal Air Force Academy in Hyderabad who were graduating performed daredevils stunts and participated in the passing out parade.

published on : 16th June 2018

Nation bids adieu to IAF Marshal Arjan Singh

One of the finest soldiers of India, Late Arjan Singh died on Saturday following a cardiac arrest at the age of 98.

published on : 18th September 2017