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Back From Pakistan, Wing Commander Abhinandan Undergoes 'Cooling Down' Process In Delhi

Mar 02, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Varthaman arrived in the national capital around 11:45 PM Friday and soon after he was taken to the Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME)

Survival Instinct And Training: Story Of An IAF Pilot Ejecting From His Falling Aircraft

Mar 02, 2019 Aman Nautiyal

When seven failures hit me in a single sortie, within a time span of two minutes and forty seconds, my brain did not get cluttered -- it actually started working more efficiently and ensured that I took all the required actions correctly.

Pak Ignores India's Request To Send Back IAF Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman By Air

The Indian defence establishment was also mulling over sending a special aircraft to Pakistan to bring back Wing Commander Varthaman who was captured by Pakistan during an aerial combat on Wednesday.

IAF Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman To Reach Attari-Wagah Border Shortly

Mar 01, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Scores of people assembled at the Attari Joint Check Post (JCP) on Friday to receive Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Abhinandan Varthaman who is to be released by Pakistani authorities shortly.

US Secretary Of State Pompeo Speaks To Ajit Doval Amid Tensions Between India, Pak

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has talked to India's National Security Advisor Ajit Doval amidst tense ties between India and Pakistan in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack and New Delhi's air strike against JeM terror training camp in Balakot.

28 February, 2019

Pak To Release Captured IAF Pilot Abhinandan Tomorrow As 'Peace Gesture': Imran Khan

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Imran Khan said that as a peace gesture Pakistan is releasing Wing Commander Abhinandan on Friday.

26 February, 2019

We Are Bombing Our Own Territory Called PoK, No International Broken: Subramanian Swamy

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Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on the IAF Air strikes across LoC said that PoK-Pakistan Occupied Kashmir is mostly our own territory and that you can always bomb your own territory.

13 February, 2019

Will Go To Any Extent If Any Pilot Is Victimised: Air India Pilots Union

Outlook Web Bureau

On February 10, both unions told the airline that since they had not received the flying allowance, they had decided not to accept "changes in the (duty) roster".

01 February, 2019

Mirage Fighter Aircraft Crashes Near HAL Airport In Bengaluru, Both Pilots Dead

Outlook Web Bureau

The plane went up in flames as it crashed with an explosion and thick smoke billowed from the spot, leaving passersby and residents living around the airport in a shock.

13 December, 2018

181 Pilots Tested Positive For Alcohol In Last Three Years In India: Aviation Minister

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Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said that in 2015, as many as 43 pilots tested positive for alcohol, followed by 44 in 2016.

27 November, 2018

Plane Misses Destination After Pilot 'Falls Asleep'

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In 2017, five people died when a plane on its way to King Island crashed moments after takeoff in Melbourne.


13 November, 2018

Air India Pilot Who Failed Alcohol Test Sacked From Director Of Operations Post

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The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) suspended Air India senior Captain Arvind Kathpalia's flying licence for three years after he failed the breath analyser (BA) test before his flight on November 11.

02 November, 2018

Japan Airlines Pilot Surpasses Legal Alcohol Limit By 10-Folds: Officials

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Japan Airlines pilot had almost 10 times more than the legal permitted amount of alcohol failing a breath test shortly before flight.

31 August, 2018

Pilots Delayed Action Reason For Near-Crash Of Rahul Gandhi's Plane In April: DGCA

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The 10-seater plane was carrying four other passengers besides Ghandi when the incident took place.

03 August, 2018

Jet Airways Denies Reports On Salary Cuts, Grounding Of Airlines

Outlook Web Bureau

In a filing to the BSE, the airline said it is implementing several measures to reduce cost as well as realise higher revenues, for desired business efficiencies.

01 August, 2018

On Cabin Crew's Last Day, Pilot Daughter Makes Mother's Farewell Unforgettable

Outlook Web Bureau

Ashrrita, who witnessed her mother's last stint as an air hostess from the flight deck, has been tweeting heartwarming messages about the "one flight that mattered" since Sunday.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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