October 7, 2022

Bagdogra airfield near the Siliguri corridor has a Sukhoi-7 ground attack aircraft along with a Gnat. New photos reveal the identity of these two birds. 

 The Gnat at Bagdogra airfield was first reported as displayed at the main gate as per Mr. Joydeep Sircar.  The identities of the  aircraft was initially not known.

In 2016 the two new photos surfaced that revealed the identity of the Gnat as IE-1245 and the Sukhoi as B-844. The Gnat was probably upgraded to Ajeet standards as it features four underwing pylons. No ejection seat can be seen in place.

The first photo of Gnat IE-1245 seen mounted on pedestals at Bagdogra. (Photo via PS)

  


 

Location of Gnat

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