GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Defence
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 879
TO BE ANSWERED ON 28.11.2007
Crash of Trainee Aircraft near Hyderabad
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?
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.