Orissa Towns

A WW2 era mystery expeditor in a hotel!

First reported a few months ago on our page, MiG-21U U3002 is mounted on a pole at the HAL Auditorium in Koraput. The second such MiG reported at the town manufacturing Aero Engines for the Russian aircraft in the IAF Service.

Folland Gnat IE1071 is an original imported Gnat from UK that was originally displayed at the Akash Mess in New Delhi. Subsequent to its replacement by a MiG-23BN, the aircraft was shipped hundreds of miles to Orissa - to be installed as a Monument at a Sainik School

Click to EnlargeMiG-21FL [Type77] C703 stands guard on a hill at the Biju Patnaik Aviation Museum at Sunabeda (Koraput) at the HAL Township.

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