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43 Comments on "Ejecting At Night From a Doomed, Disintegrating Sukhoi: A Hero’s Story"

Parag Kangle
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Parag Kangle
2 years 3 months ago

Living on the edge.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

Bravery at its best

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

What would cause the ordinance to detonate on it's station? Faulty electronics? Manufacturing defect?

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

Shiv Aroor, proof reading to karle yaar. Kya likha hei…. Normal Browne?! To say that the CAS wouldn't know how close these two came to going down with fighter is far fetched.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

Challenges of reality that a fighter can face during his career. Salute to the men in uniform. Salute to those who serve. My old man served for 25 years and lived on d edge daily

sandhya
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2 years 3 months ago

Congrats to commander Gaurav Bikram Singh chauhan for achieving the medal Vayu Sena.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

Where was that 100 kg bomb bought from? OFB? Russia? France? US?

What kind of crappy and outdated munitions are attached to bravest pilots and best aircrafts?

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

Or was it sabotage? Why would ordinance explode mud air, when they are suppose to explode with impact? Good job by brav pilots

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

NSR says …
A touching story…

Its straight forward…
Court of inquiry should hold ordnance/fuze/interface manufacturer liable for the accident and reimbursement of cost of SU-30MKI…

If they do not find a cause, then how would they make another bombing run???????

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

Honestly before farting a blog entry title one should try to understand the language ' English' in this context, its not the Sukhoi's fault that the ordinance was out dated it is down to QA in ordinance factory that created it. SO dont say doomed disintegrating Sukhoi.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

poor indians use 100 kg dumb bombs….no safety.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

poor indians use 100 kg dumb bombs.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

Fuck you, Anonymous poster above.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

Dumbass indians wasted a plane….what bravery???

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

4 sukhois already lost…hahaha…and you dreaming of becoming super power ….malaysia and Venezuela better then india at maintaining thees plains

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

America lost more than 100 lives to defective zuni rockets…cover your ass first. F22/35 is not perfected yet and probably india may afford to better operate and maintain them than america.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

"still hasn't fully figured what went wrong." — that does not make any sense.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

"The Indian Air Force court of inquiry, incidentally, still hasn't fully figured what went wrong"…Shame…

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

Now imagine had India joined the coalition forces bombing against ISIS & the same sequence of events repeating itself on the skies above the deserts in Syria or Iraq.
One shudders to think what would've happened to our boys after punching out from the aircraft but landing in the clutches of these barbaric muzzies…
This really begets a question…are we still militarily ready and capable enough to fight the wars of future.. ?

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago
Forget about SU-30 Maintenance Pakis. We have lost only 4 of them. Here is the list of Paki crashes of their beloved F-16's. The Paki record is worse than Thailand, Iraq or Toga Toga. Some interesting tidbits about Paki F-16 crashes: 18 Dec 1986, F-16B Block 15U, Aircraft Serial Number- 85609: The F-16 aircraft took off from Sargodha AB and hit a wild boar causing the two pilots to eject. (Hahahaha…The pilots ejected on seeing the wild boar. They were s*** scared) 29 Apr 1987, Serial Number: 85720, F-16A Block 15S Shot down by Wing Commander Amjad Javed – mistakenly… Read more »
Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

And India WILL become a SUPERPOWER, no matter how much you whine Pakis..

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago
Entire Paki F-16 crash list: 22 Oct 1994 [w/o] 82701 81-0899 [PAF] PAF 11 sqn F-16A Block 15E Details Crashed near Sargodha AB after suffering a birdhit. The pilot ejected safely. 04 Sep 1989 [w/o] 84712 81-0910 [PAF] PAF 38 TW F-16A Block 15Q Details During a night sortie and a few minutes after take-off from Sargodha AB, the wingman informed his lead – Sqn.Ldr. Zafar Ahsan – and ground control that he is disoriented. They tried to help by repeatedly telling him to concentrate on the instruments but he crashed a few miles from Sarghoda, killing the pilot. 29… Read more »
Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

India is more smoke and less fire…PAF dominated IAF in all the wars and iaf lost more aircrafts than paf. india fears pak,, thats why even in kargil war and parliament attacks they did not have the guts to attack pak.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

I think this blog will run out of space if i have to mention iaf aircraft losses

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

india superpower????!!!!….even bhutan and sri lanka don't give india damn.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

Another flying coffin in the making…

Nikhil BRF
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Nikhil BRF
2 years 3 months ago

Thanks for sharing Shiv!

What a mind numbing story of extraordinary bravery and presence of mind! The Sukhois are precious & expensive birds, but the real assets of IAF are these young air warriors willing to risk it all for the safety of the nation. Godspeed and safe skies!

Wing Cmd (retd) Nikhil

irumev
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2 years 3 months ago

But what is the bravery award for? Can't fathom.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

Yes PAF dominated IAF in all wars, that's why India was slashed in 2 countries India and Bangladesh. And that's why abudulla amir khan niazi took off his gun-belt-cap to make General Jagjit Singh surrender; LoL!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjrNpwLysr8

That's why when Field Marshal Manekshaw went to Pakistan, the pushtoon officer got down on his knees and put his turban on Manekshaw's feet for taking care of his 5 soldier sons captured in Bangladesh amongst 90,000 brave pakistani surrendered soldiers:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-CHidkKWRc

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

U pakis have 400 combat fighters and we are moving to have 340 sukhoi 30 mki.
Look within dumbers

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

india has less than 150 su-30s and half of these are cannibalised to keep some 75 odd aircrafts airworthy. With russian, european, israeli and indians subsystems su-30 is a big maintenance nightmare. one su-30 can hardly undertake 3 sorties in 24 hrs…whereas a jaguar/mig-29 can take upto 6-8 sorties a day. Su-30 is just hot air.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

340 aircrafts in next 20 years as replacements for the su-30s that are to crash.

Anonymous
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2 years 3 months ago

PAF has a far superior safety record than the IAF. That's a fact. During the 1990s, IAF was losing almost a squadron equivalent of aircraft a year.

Anonymous
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2 years 3 months ago

The dude mocking the PAF F-16 crashes: PAF lost 9 F-16s between 1983 and 2014 whereas IAF lost 5 Su-30MKIs between 1997 and 2014, do the maths. And whereas IAF Su-30s have never seen combat, PAF F-16s have been into air to air combat against the Afghan and Soviet air forces as well as air to ground combat against TTP.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 3 months ago

Well said Anon@ 9:41 and 9:34

Anonymous
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2 years 2 months ago
What a joke Anon @ 9:41 and 9:34 " PAF F-16s have been into air to air combat against the Afghan and Soviet air forces " It is like saying they saw air combat against trees, rocks and mountains. The soviets had no air superiority fighters deployed in Afghanistan. Btw, the ONE chance your f-16's had to get into ACTUAL air combat (against IAF in Kargil) – they used to turn tails and run. Hahahaha. The reason was IAF had BVR missiles of range 130 km whereas Pakistan F-16's had none. On top of that, the longest range missiles you… Read more »
Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 2 months ago
"The dude mocking the PAF F-16 crashes: PAF lost 9 F-16s between 1983 and 2014 whereas IAF lost 5 Su-30MKIs between 1997 and 2014, do the maths." Anon @ 9:41 Here's the math for you chump (and no wonder Pakis always fail in Math.) i.e. Indian economy = 8 times Paki economy size. Considering the cost of 1 Indian Plane = cost of 1 Paki Plane. In 17 years India had 5 sukhoi crashes. In 31 years pak had 9 f-16 crashes. In 31 years India will have 31/17 x 5 = 9.1 Sukhoi crashes. However since the economy of… Read more »
Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 2 months ago

IAF has crashed highest attrition rate…though they have good pilots their maintenance and product quality is 3rd world…Even countries like Venezuela, Malaysia, Syria, Libya which operate these planes are good at operating and maintaining them.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 2 months ago

Pakistan pilots are superior than indians, though they are not trained like indians. Paf has always given india blooddy nose in all the battles. If pakistan had the resources that india has it would have world at its feet. You need guts not hitech planes and weapons and pussy indians lacks that.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 2 months ago
Pakis are the biggest pussies. They get big "Jhapads" from India and lose several teeth everytime but they keep returning for more. PAF has got a bloody nose from the IAF for the past 43 years. Even your Flt Lt. Parvaiz Mehdi Qureshi who was shot down in air to air combat by IAF and taken prisoner of war (POW) was later promoted to CHIEF of Pakistan Air force as Air Chief Marshal. He surrendered and had shown the white flag like a pussy before his capture as POW. I think the Pakistani establishment promoted him and made him Chief… Read more »
Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 2 months ago

Where have you been for the last 43 years anon @2:58 pm? Smoking p*t I guess.

Pussistan Air Force has got such a bloody nose by the IAF all this while, the damn nose has gone missing and there is a bloody hollow – where a nose should have been.

That is the state of Pussistan Air force these days.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
2 years 2 months ago

If so…why does not india dare to attack pak….you pussies are scared of death….hahaha. Bottomfeeders

Anonymous
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2 years 2 months ago

Last time we attacked with 25% of our strength you lost half your country. When we attacked with 1% of our strength in 1984 you lost Siachen. Seems you have conveniently forgotten our attacks. Now go back to your hole Pussistani and bury your head in the sand .

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