India showed the lack of a MiG-21 Bison and stated its pilot used to be lacking in its first reputable reaction to the air space violation by Pakistan on Wednesday.
India stated the IAF answered effectively and foiled the incursion by means of the Pakistan Air Drive.
The remark used to be made in a media briefing by means of the exterior affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar and Air Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor.
Kumar stated India had on Tuesday knowledgeable concerning the counter terrorism motion it undertook on Tuesday on a Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camp in Pakistan’s Balakot in line with intelligence the fear team had deliberate extra assaults. India’s strike got here amid heightened with its neighbour after Pakistan-based JeM took accountability for the 14 February terror attack in Pulwama.
“Pakistan answered this morning by means of the use of its Air Drive to focus on army installations in India,” Raveesh Kumar.
Kumar stated the Pakistan Air Drive used to be detected in an instant and foiled effectively by means of the Indian Air Drive. Within the aerial engagement, Kumar stated the only PAF airplane used to be shot down by means of MiG-21 Bison of the IAF and used to be noticed falling at the Pakistani aspect.
The IAF misplaced a MiG 21 Bison and the pilot of airplane is lacking in motion, Kumar stated.
“Pakistan claims he’s of their custody. We’re ascertaining the information,” he stated.
Kumar and Kapoor didn’t take any questions from the media after their briefing.
Watch the briefing:
#WATCH Raveesh Kumar, MEA: One Pakistan Air Drive fighter airplane used to be shot down by means of Indian Air Drive. On this engagement, we’ve misplaced one MiG 21. Pilot is lacking in motion. Pakistan claims he’s of their custody. We’re ascertaining the information. pic.twitter.com/Bm0nVChuzF
— ANI (@ANI) February 27, 2019