Defence Industry

60 military aircrafts crash in last three financial years
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Issue Net Edition | Date : 16 Nov , 2010

As many as 60 military aircrafts including fighter jets and helicopters have crashed in the last three financial years.

Defence_Minister_AK_AntonyThe Defence Minister A K Antony told Lok Sabha that 48 persons including five civilians were also killed in these crashes in different parts of the country.

Mr Antony in a written reply to a query said that the IAF has expressed interest in procuring personal Rescue Beacons for its fighter, transport and helicopter fleet and Emergency Location Transmitters as well as Air Borne Locator Interrogators for its transport and helicopter fleet at a cost of 120 crore rupees.

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