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Wing Commander Samar Veer Saharan

Service No & Branch 25065 F(P) Stream :Fighters

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Date of Birth: Commissioned: 20 Jun 1998 Course: 161 Course
Service End: No Details
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 20 Jun 2011
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Remarks: Flight Safety Note added: 0000-00-00
ON 24 Aug 09, Sqn Ldr SV Saharan(25065-T) F(P) was authorised to fly a twoaircraft PI mission on a MiG-29 aircraft. During rejoin, the pilot realised thatthe left engine RPM did not reduce below 84% with throttle at idle. He decided toswitch off the engine and carry out a single engine recovery. While switching offthe HP cock of the engine, RPM dropped to idle and the engine did not switch off.Despite this, Sqn Ldr Saharan carried out a single engine landing with the RH engine(LH engine producing idle power). Subsequently, the pilot cleared off the runwayand switched off the right engine. The afflicted engine was switched off by Sqn LdrP Bajpai AE(M) SEO manually on ground once the aircraft came to a stop.

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