Abhinandan flying again depends on his fitness : Dhanoa

Abhinandan flying again depends on his fitness : Dhanoa

Agency News

Coimbatore, Mar 4 : Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa on Monday said here IAF Pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan, who has been captured and subsequently released by Paksitan in the aftermath of Pulwama terror attack, flying back depended on its fitness.

Talking to reporters after participating in a function in which President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Presidential Colours to Air Force Station Hakimpet and 5 Base Repair Depot, he said Abhinandan would be allowed to fly again if he was found physical fit.

Mr Dhanoa said 'Post ejection, he has undergone medical tests. Whatever treatment required, will be given. 'Once we get his medical fitness, he will get into fighter cockpit. Whether he flies again or not depends on his medical tests and physical fitness', he added. (UNI)