Indian Air force Lost Young Pilot Flying Officer Kartik Thakur

The nation mourns the loss of Flying Officer Kartik Thakur, 23 of the Indian Air Force. He belonged to Lahla village in Lad-Badhol Tehsil of Mandi district, Himachal Pradesh. He is survived by his parents.

Just 3 months after Flying Officer Kartik Thakur passed out of IAF Academy and earned his wings, we have lost this budding pilot to an unfortunate accident while training in Kolkata. Flying Officer Karthik Thakur (23 yrs old) had featured in the series, Breaking Point: Indian Air Force Academy recently. The series had captured the grit, pride, fear and utmost patriotism of 4 cadets, who were in various stages of their training at the Airforce Academy, inspiring many youngsters to join the forces.

The 23-year-old brave-heart Flying Officer Kartik Thakur was currently posted in Hyderabad. These days he had come to Kolai Kanda near Kharagpur, Kolkata for training. It is being speculated that on 15th September after drowning in the swimming pool at Kolai Kanda, it was led to his death due to head injury.

The country respects and salutes you for your service. You will be missed.


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