New Delhi: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has started flying the MiG 21 again after he was declared medically fit from injuries sustained while ejecting from the fighter jet that was hit by a Pakistani missile on February 27.
A senior IAF officer said that Abhinandan Varthaman was declared fit following examination of injuries sustained during the incident in which he had landed across the Pakistani side of the border. His MiG 21 had been hit by a Pakistani missile leading to his emergency evacuation.
“The clearance was given to Abhinandan for flying again after he was declared medically fit. His fitness was certified by the Institute of Aerospace Medicine,” a senior IAF officer told IANS.
Sources said Abhinandan had undergone a thorough medical examination around three weeks ago for his medical fitness. (IANS)