India confirms Pakistan fighter downed, IAF MiG-21 also lost

The Indian government on Wednesday afternoon confirmed that a MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force was missing after an air-to-air engagement with Pakistan Air Force jets on a bombing mission. The government added the pilot of the MiG-21 was missing and referred to claims by Pakistan that he was in custody, which India was trying to ascertain. T more