Photographs from the 1971 War - The Western Sector

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Airmen at a Forward airbase prepare a Sukhoi-7 for a strike mission during the War. Sukhois bore the brunt of IAF Losses during the war

Two Views of  Wg Cdr Mangat's Sukhoi-7. Mangat  OC,32 Sqn was hit flying this aircraft . See pic on Warbirds Page

TWICE UNLUCKY: The Wreckage of  a F-104 Starfighter Shot down over Amritsar by Ack Ack Fire. For the Pilot , Sqn Ldr Amjad Hussain S.J., It was his second time, he was shot down in War. Earlier He ejected over Pakistan in 1965 after being shot down by a Mystere
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Soldiers  display the Droptank of  a Shot down Sabre at Chamb.

Another View of the Sukhoi-7 being readied for a sortie

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