Indian Air Force failed Balakot strike main planner ejected from Aircraft causing another shame to the IAF, Inquiry held

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Indian Air Force failed Balakot strike main planner ejected from Aircraft causing another shame to the IAF, Inquiry held

[image: Balakot airstrikes planner ejects safely in MiG-21 crash in Gwalior] Image Courtesy: ANI Edited By: Shruti Shiksha | Updated: Sep 26, 2019, 07:53 AM IST

New Delhi: Indian Air Force failed Balakot strike main planner ejected from Aircraft causing another shame to the Indian Air Force and will have to undergo an inquiry by the higher command.

As per Indian media report, main planner of the Balakot aerial strikes on Pakistan in February 2019, Group Captain YS Negi managed to eject safely from his MiG-21 fighter aircraft which crashed in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, on Wednesday.

He will undergo an inquiry for his failed mission resulting into Aircraft crash.

Negi was the main pilot in the Type-69 MiG-21 Trainer Aircraft when it crashed in Gwalior soon after taking off from the Maharajpur airbase there, IAF sources told ANI.

The officer had a main role in planning and executing the failed Balakot strikes inside Pakistan.