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Indian Air Force pilot ‘missing’ after Pakistan airstrike bid: MEA

Hours after Pakistan’s airspace violation in Jammu and Kashmir, India has confirmed that an Indian Air Force pilot is ‘missing in action’. In a brief press conference addressed by Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, it was also established that a MiG-21 was lost in the aerial retaliation. Amid reports about the pilot in Pakistan’s captivity, Kumar said that the facts are being ascertained.

Updated : 27 February 2019, 03:32 PM