Interesting photo of IAF MiG-21 and Su-30MKI fighter jet Kill mark spotted on PAF JF-17 thunder Fighter jets appeared online on social media.
Kill marks are painted on alleged JF-17 thunder Fighter jets which shot down IAF Fighter jets on Feb 27, 2019
Here are photos of JF-17 thunder Fighter jets with the kill marks
On February 26, 2019, Balakot airstrike was conducted by India when Indian warplanes crossed the de facto border in the disputed region of Kashmir and dropped bombs in the vicinity of the town of Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan.
The following day, February 27, in a tit-for-tat airstrike, Pakistan retaliated, causing an Indian warplane to be shot down and it’s pilot to be taken prisoner by the Pakistan military before being returned on March 1.
DG ISPR Pakistan claims that they have shot down two Indian Airforce fighter jets (1 MiG-21 and Su-30MKI). One of the aircraft fell inside AJ&K while others fell inside IOK. One Indian pilot arrested by troops on the ground while two in the area.” The military spokesperson added that one Indian pilot was arrested by the Pakistani troops on the ground. See Details: Pakistan shot down 2 Indian Fighter jets, captured one IAF pilot DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor
In response to PAF strikes this morning as released by MoFA, IAF crossed LOC. PAF shot down two Indian aircrafts inside Pakistani airspace. One of the aircraft fell inside AJ&K while other fell inside IOK. One Indian pilot arrested by troops on ground while two in the area.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) February 27, 2019
The government of Pakistan named the pilots who shot down two Indian warplanes
“Two Indian planes were shot down by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on February 27,” Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told Parliament
He named them as Squadron Leader Hassan Siddiqui and Wing Commander Nauman Ali Khan, saying he wanted to “pay tribute” to them both.
According to Pakistan media sources Squadron Leader Hassan Siddiqui Shot down Indian Air Force MiG-21 bison piloted by wing-commander Abhinandan Varthaman and Wing Commander Nauman Ali Khan shot down Indian Air Force SU-30MKI
Indian MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar confirms PAF have shot down IAF MIG-21 fighter jet and captured pilot but he denies the claims of SU-30 MKI shot down by PAF.
Indian Air Force also claimed that Pakistani F-16 was shot down during the dog fight in February
- IAF says it has ‘irrefutable proof’ of shooting down PAF F-16, Shows Alleged Radar Image
- Neither IAF nor Indian MEA presented any Evidence of PAF F-16 Shoot Down
- U.S. personnel recently counted Pakistan’s F-16 Fighter Jets and Found None Missing
- U.S. refuses to share any Info on PAF Alleged Use of F-16 against IAF during the recent dogfight