New Delhi: Indian Navy on Monday said it has recovered the body of missing MiG-29K pilot Commander Nishant Singh.An Indian Navy spokesperson said today.
"Indian Navy has recovered the body of the missing MiG-29K pilot Commander Nishant Singh on the seabed 70 metres below water. It has been found 30 miles off Goa coast after extensive search. The aircraft had crashed on Nov 26 while operating over Arabian Sea,".
The Russian-origin MiG-29K jet had taken off from aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, and went down at around 5 PM on November 26.
While one pilot was rescued safely, Commander Nishant Singh could not be located despite best efforts.The MiG-29K is an all-weather carrier-based multirole fighter aircraft developed by Russian aerospace company Mikoyan (MiG).(UNI)