For two days he was in the custody of Pakistan. ─ Source: YouTube. Old picture of Wing Commander Abhinandan.
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was caught by Pakistan after his MiG-21 Bison fighter jet went down across the Line of Control (LoC) … A man from within us received esteem respect and welcomed with open arms. My service number is 27981. Wing Commander Abhinandan. Thousands of people reached … Tribune News Service/ PTI New Delhi, March 2 IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was subjected to mental trauma during his nearly 60-hour captivity in … When asked his squadron’s name, he says ‘I am not supposed to tell you that’. After a long delay tactic by Pakistan, Wing Commander of the Indian Air Force Abhinandan Varthaman was finally back in India at around 9:20 PM local time. Wing Commander Varthaman Abhinandan then pursued a retreating enemy fighter bomber aircraft, and in the ensuing aerial combat, shot down an F-16 ac with his on-board missile. According to India Times, the Wing Commander was a member of the SKAT — Surya Kiran Acrobatic Team, … Abhinandan Varthaman is a Wing commander in Indian Air Force. Days after Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was released from Pakistan custody, media reports say that top US army commanders weighed in on the Pakistan Army to release him. Waiting for Abhinandan to return home from the afternoon finally ended late at night.
— Ghulam Ahmad Mir (@GAMIR_INC) February 27, 2019 While the whole nation is gripped in fear on wing commander #Abhinandan capture by the Pakistani forces, his calmness in answering their questions is mind boggling. However, in the melee, one of the enemy aircraft fired multiple advanced BVR missiles, one of which hit his aircraft forcing him to eject in enemy territory. I’m a flying pilot. A war hero was born overnight. Each one of us celebrated his homecoming, acknowledged his service and paid immense respect to his stoic family waiting in India. Like many war heroes, with time, our highly celebrated IAF pilot, Wing … Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured in Pakistan after his MiG-21 Bison crashed on Wednesday, is a part of Indian Air Force’s 51 Squadron, called Sword Arms and based in … Wing Commander Abhinandan's MIG-21 formation was immediately diverted to head off the ingressing Pakistani fighters, while other squadrons of the Indian Air Force were also scrambled.
Wagah/Attari, March 1 (PTI): After a suspenseful wait lasting hours, Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman finally returned home from captivity in Pakistan on Friday, a major step towards defusing a near-war situation triggered by India’s retaliation over Pakistan’s continued support for terrorism. Prompted by a man behind the camera to talk from the beginning, he says, “My name is Wing Commander Abhinandan. He is a MIG-21 Bison Pilot and was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 19 June 2004.On 27 Feb 2019 his name came into limelight in media and social media platform, after he shot down by the Pakistan Army.. Video has been shared by the Pakistan army in which a person is wearing a flight suit. Stay strong Wing Commander #Abhinandan.An entire nation stands with you.