IAF aircraft suffers engine failure in Ambala

IAF aircraft suffers engine failure  in Ambala
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New Delhi : A Prompt action by an IAF pilot saved his Jaguar fighter aircraft after it suffered a bird hit soon after taking off from the Ambala air base.

“The pilot jettisoned his fuel tanks and external stores including some 10 kg practice bombs to gain height and managed to land back safely,” they said.

Reports said that, the Jaguar deep penetration strike aircraft was on its way to take part in a training sortie when one of the two engines of the aircraft was knocked down due to
bird hit.

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