Structural Fault in MIG-29 Fighter Planes

 Russia has pointed out structural faults in MiG-29 aircraft. Therewas a MiG-29 accident in Russia in December 2008. RAC-MiG has intimatedthat corrosion on the fin root ribs has been identified as the cause ofcrack development.
There is no plan to decommission MiG-29 aircraft.
The repair scheme and preventive measures are in place and IAF hasnot encountered major problems concerning the issue. IAF has notentered into a new deal for procurement of MiG-29 aircraft.
This informationwas given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to ShriPrabhat Jha & Balavant Alias Bal Apte in Rajya Sabha today.

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