Garima Abrol, widow of Squadron Leader Samir Abrol one of the Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots who died in a plane crash on February 1, this year in Bengaluru, cleared Services Selection Board (SSB) from AFSB Varanasi in the widow category. Garima will join the Air Force Academy (AFA) in Telangana’s Dundigal in January 2020. After completing training from the AFA, she will be commissioned into the IAF as Flying Officer in 2021. Gauri Mahadik, Widow of Major Prasad Mahadik Of Indian Army to Join Officers’ Training Academy in April.
On February 1, Sqn Ldr Abrol and Sqn Ldr Siddhartha Negi lost their lives after Mirage-2000 trainer aircraft crashed at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Airport in Bengaluru. Sqn Ldr Negi died on the spot, while Sqn Ldr Abrol succumbed to injuries after being taken to the Command hospital. Meet Lt Garima Yadav: A Journey From Beauty Queen To Indian Army Officer.
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Mrs Garima Abrol, the wife of squadron leader Samir Abrol of the Indian Air Force, who lost his life in a mirage 2000 aircraft crash while test flying it at HAL airport in Bengaluru on February 1 2019, has cleared her SSB Interview from AFSB Varanasi. We wish her more success for future endeavour. ⚔️🇮🇳❤️ #indianairforce #indiannavy #indianarmy
Days after the tragic death of Sqn Ldr Abrol, his brother Sushant Abrol had penned down an emotional poem alleging that corruption in the bureaucracy took his brother’s life. He had also blamed the government for the tragic incident. Lt Sangeeta Mall, Widow of Gorkha Rifles Jawan Joins Indian Army.
Sushant Abrol’s Poem:
Poem shared by Garima, wife of Late Sqn Ldr Abrol, who died on 1st of February, 2019 in crash of HAL’s Mirage pic.twitter.com/j0PUZZmQqi
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Through his poem Sushant had targeted the central leadership for not caring about the lives of soldiers. Garima also shared that poem on her Facebook, after which it went viral on social media.