Abhinandan was part of the Srinagar-based 51 squadron and had flown to thwart an aerial attack launched by the Pakistanis on Feb 27, 2019
22 Nov 2021 12:22 PM
Varthaman was conferred Vir Chakra, the coveted wartime gallantry medal, for downing the F-16 jet of Pakistan during the aerial combat.
22 Aug 2019 8:06 AM
The MiG-21 Bison piloted by Wg Cdr Abhinandan Varthaman had chased and shot down a F-16 which fell into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on February 27.
15 Aug 2019 1:41 AM
Varthaman was in news after the military confrontation between India and Pakistan escalated in February this year.
14 Aug 2019 11:05 AM
IAF has recommended a gallantry award – Vir Chakra – the third-highest wartime gallantry award - for Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.
09 Aug 2019 9:17 AM
Abhinandan has flown different types of fighter aircraft in the Air Force including the mighty Su-30MKI.
20 Apr 2019 7:26 PM