Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Bison Crashes, Pilot Safe

A BISON aircraft crashed near Ambala Air Field today at 1027 Hrs. The pilot Flt Lt Ghosh ejected safely. There was no other casualty as the aircraft fell in an open field close to the national highway.

The aircraft was on a routine training mission. The pilot was rescued by IAF Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter and taken for medical examination. The cause of accident is being ascertained, and a Court of Inquiry has been ordered to carry out detailed investigation into the cause of accident.


1 comment:

Prerana said...


Although the helicopter has been taken to that height earlier, has there been any "operational rescue" higher than this earlier..??

http://www.indiastrategic.in/​topstories1163_daring_rescue_am​erica.htm ore details...