Air Force orders inquiry into hard landing in Jorhat
Air Force has ordered a court of inquiry (CoI) into an incident of 'hard landing' by a transport aircraft in Jorhat last week.delhi Updated: Jan 22, 2012 18:10 IST
Air Force has ordered a court of inquiry (CoI) into an incident of 'hard landing' by a transport aircraft in Jorhat last week.
IAF oficials said here that in the incident, the nose wheel of a medium lift AN 32 aircraft was damaged.
Air Force operates a squadron in Jorhat, Assam to maintain movement of personnel and material in the strategic North-East region.
Considered the workhorse of the IAF, AN 32 is a twin engine turbo propeller aircraft designed to withstand adverse weather conditions.
During 2011, IAF witnessed eight mishaps involving its aircraft.
First Published: Jan 22, 2012 18:09 IST