India: Flying Coffins

Retire The Coffin hopes to mobilize opinion about the Mig 21, also known as the flying coffin. “This blog is dedicated to the memory of Squadron Leader Swapnil Sakar Pandey, who sacrificed his life on March 1st 2007, while trying to steer his burning aircraft away from populated areas. The aircraft was a type-77 variant of the MIG-21, otherwise known as the flying coffin. This blog has been created to mobilize public opinion to force the Government of India to accelerate the replacement of the flying coffin with a more modern MRCA (multi role combat aircraft).”

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