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.
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.