Search for missing pilot on Su-30MK2 intensified

VOV.VN - Five aircraft, 102 vessels, special vehicles, diving equipment, dozens of automobiles along with 1,500 rescuers joined the search for a missing pilot on jet fighter Su-30MK2 that went missing during a training session off the coast of the central province of Nghe An on June 14.

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Dinh Viet Hong, Vice Chairman of Nghe An provincial People’s Committee and head of the search and rescue board, said sustained efforts were made to find the missing pilot - Senior Lieutenant Colonel Tran Quang Khai, deputy head and chief of staff of Regiment 923.

Earlier, Major Nguyen Huu Cuong, a pilot on Su-30MK2 was saved at 5 am of June 15.

Cuong, who is also the head of the SU30 fighter squadron under Division 371’s Regiment 923 of the Air Defence – Air Force Service, was in stable condition when he was found by fisherman Pham Van Le from the neighbouring province of Ha Tinh. 

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