Dramatic moment Indian fighter pilot is forced to throw fuel tanks overboard and practice bombs after flying in a flock of BIRDS
- A Jaguar fighter jet from the Indian Air Force was involved in the horror incident
- Footage shows the aircraft after taking off its false bombs and fuel tanks
- A huge explosion was caught on the camera after the jet engine failure
This is the dramatic moment that a fighter pilot from the Indian Air Force had to throw his fuel tanks overboard and practice bombs after flying in a flock of birds.
The frightening incident occurred on Friday in Ambala in northern India after a plane collision caused a bird strike shortly after takeoff.
The Jaguar fighter jet departed from Ambala Air Base on a training mission with two additional fuel tanks and exercise bombs.
Shocking images of the take-off of the Indian Air Force show that it is getting into trouble
The pilot quickly dumped the aircraft's external fuel tanks and practiced bombs, and managed to land the aircraft safely, preventing a major disaster.
Although most of the cargo fell within the airbase, one of the fuel tanks landed in a residential area near the Ambala airbase. But nobody was injured.
A 48-second video clip posted by IAF shows the take-off of the aircraft and a few seconds later, the dropping of the fuel tanks and the practice of bombing.
& # 39; The pilot correctly assessed the situation and dumped external stores according to standard operating procedures.
The fast and correct action of the pilot enabled him to repair the paralyzed aircraft on one engine and make a safe landing at Air Force Station, Ambala, & I 39 said in a statement.
A huge lick of flames can be seen shooting from the back of the jet as it plows into a number of birds
After dumping the fuel tanks and practicing bombs, there was a huge explosion in the images
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