India due to the low level of pilot training the number of non-battle damage remains high
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LONDON April 20 news: According to the Russian “ties” network on April 19 reported that the Indian Air Force in its recently submitted to Parliament a report that pilot error led to the occurrence of non-Indian Air Force combat aircraft losses one of the main. The report pointed out that from April 2004 to March 2010, the Indian Air Force non-combat losses total to 74 aircraft, of which 33 (45% of the total) were caused by pilot mistake.
In addition, 42% of the plane crash was due to technical reasons, so a total loss of 31 aircraft. Due to birds caused by inhalation of engine crash is accounted for 6%. The remaining 7% of the cause of the crash, the Indian Air Force in its report did not specify.
Indian military to investigate the cause of frequent crashes, the Indian Parliament has set up a special committee to investigate. The Committee in its report that a low level of pilot training led to crash frequently an important reason, while the low level of pilot training for trainers is a serious shortage caused.
reported earlier, due to the poor state of the Indian Air Force fleet of HPT-32 trainer aircraft has been grounded.
According to statistics, from 1979 to the end of 2009, the Indian military in a variety of accidents in a total loss of 265 “MiG” aircraft, which was undoubtedly the most frequent crash MiG-21. That is why, MiG-21 also received a “flying coffin” nickname. At present, the Indian Air Force MiG-21 in the 450, with only 150-160 aircraft combat capability. In accordance with Indian military plans for the MiG-21 cuts the work to start in 2011. 2015, will have 120 MiG-21 and 40 MiG-27 retired.
long time, the Indian Air Force’s accident rate has been stubbornly high. It is reported that from 1970-2000, an annual loss of about 22-23 Indian military aircraft and helicopters, and from 2000 to date, the number of annual losses as high as 10-15 aircraft. (Compiled: Compass)