Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman in his last radio message before ejecting his Mig-21 Bison was, "R-73 selected". He then let loose the Vympel R-73 air-to-air missile at the Pakistan fighter jet, F-16, before he himself was hit.
On February 27, when the entire nation was praying for the safety of Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was taken into custody by Pakistan Army after his aircraft crashed into Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), we lost lost six IAF personnel in a Mi-17 V5 helicopter crash in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district.
Another Pakistan's lie busted today,after Lockheed Martin, manufacturer of F-16 rubbished the claim of Danyal Gilani, Director in the Information Minister's office and chairman of Pakistan’s Central Film Board.
Pak security forces saved IAF Wing Commander Varthaman from a mob and was taken to the Pakistani Army base, but PAF's pilot who landed in Laam Valley, stretching out westward from Naushehra into PoK was lynched by its own citizens, for mistaking him to be an Indian pilot.
Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday exposed lies of Pakistan. During a joint press briefing of tri-service wings in New Delhi, Air Vice showed evidence to reporters that Pakistan used F-16 fighter jet to violated the Indian air space on February 27.