Para-jumper of IAF killed dur­ing train­ing in Agra

The Hitavada - - 2ND FRONT -

AN IN­DIAN Air Force (IAF) jawan, a para-jumper, was killed dur­ing train­ing for air drop­ping here on Thurs­day.

Dis­trict Mag­is­trate N G Ravi Ku­mar con­firm­ing the in­ci­dent here on Fri­day said, that the IAF jawan of 11th Reg­i­ment Hardeep Singh (28) was train­ing for air drop­ping along with 34 other jawans when the in­ci­dent oc­curred at the Malpura drop­ping zone.

The de­ceased jawan along with oth­ers jumped from the height of 8000 feet from an air­craft but the para­chute of Hardeep got tied in his left hand. In­stead of drop­ping at the des­ig­nated place, he fell on a potato field.

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