IAF Chief Bhadauria flies five aircraft mission commemorating 1st anniversary of Balakot strikes
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria flew a MiG-21 Type 69 aircraft in a formation also comprising two Mirage-2000s and two Sukhoi-30 MKIs. Commemorating the operation, the IAF said it stands shoulder-to-shoulder with other defence services in discharge of its sacred duty of defending India's sovereignty and integrity.
Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria flew MiG-21 and landed in Srinagar airbase. Bhadauria landed with two each Mirage-2000, Sukhoi-30MKI. February 26 marks the first anniversary of Balakot airstrike. This is the same unit that was activated following Balakot airstrike.
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