February 29, 2024
Mil Mi-8, Z1380 at No.3 Base Repair Depot, Chandigarh.

This Mil Mi-8 helicopter, Z1380 can be found in the 3 Base Repair Depot section of Chandigarh Air Force Station. Installed on a pylon, complete with rocket pods, This particular example was the 20th such example inducted into the IAF in the early 70s . This airframe was one of the time-expired airframes of the first batch, that were grounded around n2004. This example has been in site since May 2011.

Photographs provided by Sanjay Simha / www.velocityttl.com

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