Three IAF officers sacked for accidental firing of Brahmos missile that landed in Pakistan

New Delhi, 23/8:The defence ministry on Tuesday terminated the services of three officials of the Indian Air Force after a high-level probe held them responsible for the March 9 accidental firing of a Brahmos missile that landed in Pakistan.


The Court of Inquiry (CoA) into the incident found that deviation from the SOP by three officers led to the accidental firing of the missile.


Following the incident, the defence ministry described it as “deeply regrettable”.

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