Indian Navy Bids Farewell to Commander Nishant Singh Killed in MiG-29 Crash off Goa

Indian Navy

Panaji. Commander Nishant Singh, a fighter pilot of the Indian Navy, was laid to rest with full military honours at Goa on December 11.

Commander Nishant did not survive of the MiG-29K crash off Goa on November 26. His wife, Nayaab Randhawa, received the tricolour and her husband’s uniform from the Commanding Officer of the squadron.

The son of a naval officer, Commander Nishant was a Qualified Flying Instructor adept on Kiran, Hawk and MiG-29K fighter aircraft. The Indian Navy has lost one of its most accomplished aviators in Commander Nishant as he had also received advanced strike training with the US Navy.

The officer was also a qualified mountaineer as well as a skilled yachtsman.


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