India says its MiG-29 safe despite Russian grounding of such aircraft 2009-03-14 22:04:02   Print

    NEW DELHI, March 14 (Xinhua) -- India's Air Force chief said on Saturday that the country's MiG-29 jet fighters are safe despite Russia' decision to ground a large number of such aircraft due to structural defects, the semi-official Press Trust of India reported.

    Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Fali Homi Major said MiG-29s were of various series and he did not know details of what series of aircraft the Russians had grounded, according to the report.

    He also said that India had carried out checks with its MiG-29 aircraft and found no problem.

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