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 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Defence

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 879

TO BE ANSWERED ON 28.11.2007

Crash of Trainee Aircraft near Hyderabad

879.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

 

 

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:-

(a) whether a trainee aircraft of the IAF crashed near Hyderabad in the early hours of 11th September, 2007;

(b) if so, the loss caused thereby to the IAF both in terms of its personnel and the aircraft; and

(c) whether any civilians were also killed in the accident and the loss of civil property if any, causes thereby and compensation paid by Government therefor?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF DEFENCE
(SHRI A.K. ANTONY)

(a) Yes, Sir.

(b) Besides the loss of the aircraft, two aircrew were also killed in the accident.

(c) No, Sir.