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MiG-29 fighter aircraft flies above Leh, in Ladakh.

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Villagers provide relief to the pilot of the crashed MiG-29 fighter aircraft, who ejected safely bifore the mishap, at Roorkee Khas village of Hishiyarpur district.

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Police personnel inspect near the spot after a MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Chuharpur village of Nawanshahr district.

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The wreckage of the MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) which crashed in Chuharpur village of Nawanshahr district. The pilot of the jet ejected safely.

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Three MIG-29 fighter aircrafts of the Indian Air Force fly in a formation over the Rajpath to express gratitude all frontline workers including medical professionals, police and sanitation workers for the contribution in fight against COVID-19, in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force (IAF) MIG 29 fighter jet flies past the Mahatma Gandhi statue at Parliament House during the full dress rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force's three SU- 30 MKIs display Trishul maneuver during the full dress rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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An undated picture of MiG-27. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has reportedly decided to finally decommission its MiG-27s with the sole remaining squadron in Rajasthan's Jodhpur flying its last sortie on Dec. 27.

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An undated picture of MiG-27. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has reportedly decided to finally decommission its MiG-27s with the sole remaining squadron in Rajasthan's Jodhpur flying its last sortie on Dec. 27.

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An MiG-27 aircraft prepares for a sortie during the de-induction ceremony of MiG-27 aircrafts at the Air Force Station, Jodhpur.

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An MiG-27 aircraft prepares for a sortie during the de-induction ceremony of MiG-27 aircrafts at the Air Force Station, Jodhpur. MiG-27 aircraft, one of the most prominent fighter jets, has earned the moniker 'Bahadur' from IAF pilots for the lethal role they had played during the 1999 Kargil War.

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The debris of the MiG-29K fighter jet that crashed shortly after it took off on a training mission from INS HANSA at Dabolim in Goa.

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An Indian Air Force MIG 21 flies during Air Force Day parade at the Hindon air base on the outskirts of New Delhi.

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Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman leads a MiG formation while flying an MiG Bison aircraft, during the 87th Indian Air Force Day Parade, at Hindon airbase, in Ghaziabad.

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Policemen and locals gather at the site where MiG-21 trainer jet crashed near the Gwalior airbase. The aircraft, which was on a routine mission, crashed around 10 am.

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An Indian Air Force official checks the pilot who was flying the MiG-21 trainer jet which crashed near the Gwalior airbase. The aircraft, which was on a routine mission, crashed around 10 am.

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A wounded pilot who was flying Su-30, which crashed yesterday, at Sonitpur on the outskirts of Tezpur. Two pilots ejected themselves before the plane crashed.

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Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa after a sortie in the supersonic jet MiG-21 at AFS Sulur, Tiruppur district of Tamil Nadu.

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A MIG-21 aircraft flies past during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 air show at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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In this Aug 1, 2003 file photo the then defence minister George Fernandes is seen inside the cockpit of an MiG-21 after completing a sortie, at Ambala Air Force Station.

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An Indian Air Force MiG-21 fighter aircraft on static display at a theme park, in Dibrugarh.

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Charred remains of the MiG - 27 aircraft that crashes at Devariya village near Jodhpur.

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Debris after an MiG-21 fighter jet crash, killing an Indian Air Force pilot, in Kangra.

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Debris after an MiG-21 fighter jet crash, killing an Indian Air Force pilot, in Kangra.

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Workers clean a MiG 27 fighter jet used in the Kargil war at War Memorial site at Dighalipukhuri in Guwahati.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman waves from the cockpit of an MiG 29K during the operational manoeuvres of the Western Fleet ships, conducted by the Indian Navy, in Panaji.

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Fire fighter try to douse a MiG-29 K fighter jet of the Indian Navy that veered off the runway and crashed at Goa’s Dabolim Airport. The trainee pilot managed to eject safely from the aircraft.

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Security personnel standing near the MiG-29 K fighter jet of the navy which overshot the runway and crashed at Dabolim Airport in Goa.

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A MiG-29 on board the INS Vikramaditya which anchored in Mumbai harbour ahead of the Navy Day.

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MiG-29 jet fighters of Russian aerobatic team Strizhi (Swifts) perform during a ceremony in Batajnica, military airport near Belgrade. Russia has formally handed over six MiG-29 fighter jets to Serbia, part of an arms delivery that could worsen tensions in the war-weary Balkans.

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MiG-35 on display at MAKS 2017 airshow in Zhukovsky, Russia.

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MiG-35 on display at MAKS 2017 airshow in Zhukovsky, Russia. Russia is keen to sell these aircrafts to India.

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Indian Air Force's MIG-29K Fulcrum flies over US Navy ship Nimitz as part of the tri-nation Malabar 2017 exercise in Bay of Bengal near Chennai coast.

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The wreckage of the IAF's MIG-23 trainer aircraft that crashed at Balesar near Jodhpur. Both pilots of the aircraft ejected safely.

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