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MiG crashes at Lakwa in Sivasagar

Two Indian Air Force pilots managed to escape from a major tragedy when their fighter plane cashed and ravaged at Goriapathar area in Sivasagar district on Wednesday morning. It was MiG 21 was completely ravaged in the incident. According to information, it was a case of technical snag that forced flight lieutenant Nanda and Squandron leader Sapnadwip Singh to go for emergency landing by parachutes on the ground.

The incident took place at Konwargaon No 2 at Tengapukhuri Goriapathar area under Mathurapur police station at around 10-45 in the morning. The local residents got wind of the incident as they came to hear a huge sound in the sky and saw two persons coming down. Immediately after the incident, five fire tenders were rushed to the spot and thus brought the situation under control. Both the pilots were sent to Chabua hospital for minor injury.

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Pravin's picture

The UPA govt distributes money to the Madrassas and subsidizes Haj pilgrimage but does not have money to phase out old airforce planes. I have appealed many times to the defence forces to seize power and I do so again. Nothing is greater than the defence of the nation, not even religion. Defence forces should take control and they can do so because they have the gun and power, in ultimate analysis, flows from the barrel of a gun. Please act before it is too late.

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