Pilot Does “Wing Suit Skydive” From 8,500 Feet, In A First For Air Force

Pilot Does 'Wing Suit Skydive' From 8,500 Feet, In A First For Air Force

New Delhi: 

Wing Commander Tarun Chaudhri became the first Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot to do a wingsuit jump.

He attempted the jump during Kargil Diwas celebrations in Jodhpur on July 21.

The jump was accomplished by Mr Chaudhri from a Mi-17 helicopter from an altitude of 8500 feet.

“Wg Cdr Tarun Chaudhri SC achieved a milestone by accomplishing WINGSUIT SKYDIVE JUMP on 21 July 19. This is the First IAF Wing Suit Skydive Jump by a pilot who has flown and captained the same type of helicopter,” tweeted Indian Air Force.

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