Russian-made Bangladesh Air Force Yak-130 combat trainer crashed at Lohagora in Chittagong with no casualties.
The aircraft crashed at 3.00 PM local time during planned flights after technical difficulties.
Bangladesh is the third export customer for the Yak-130, which features a re-programmable flight control system able to emulate behavior and handling qualities of various types. It has a secondary role as a light attack aircraft.
Bangladesh has entered into a Government-to-government deal with the United Kingdom to purchase two C-130J C5 tactical transport aircraft to boost transport capabilities of its air force. Financed under the FY 2017-2018 defense budget, Bangladesh will become the ninth operator of the C-130J C5 in Asia, bdmilitary
Following last weeks contract signing with Bangladesh to supply five Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters, Rosoboronexport is negotiating to sell civilian Ansats and Mi-171s choppers. “We negotiated with the Bangladesh delegation visiting HeliRussia-2017 late in May this year
The Bangladesh Air Force has inked a contract with Russias Rosoboronexport to buy five Mi-171Sh Military Transport Helicopters at an undisclosed value. The contract signing ceremony was held at Air Headquarters in Dhaka on 12 June 2017
Bangladesh Air Force received Yakovlev Yak-130 multi-role helicopter and Agustawestland AW139 search and rescue helicopter on Sunday. The Yakovlev Yak-130 is a subsonic two-seat advanced jet trainer and light attack aircraft or lead-in fighter trainer
Bangladesh ordered 24 Russian Yak-130 light fighter jets worth $800 million in the final quarter of last year, according to Kommersant. The planes are to be fitted with English-language cockpits and delivery is scheduled to begin next year
The Russian Air Force is planning to order an additional batch of new Yak-130 combat trainers because demand for the aircraft is growing, according to RIA Novosti. The current contract with Russias Irkut aircraft corporation stipulates the delivery of 55 Yak-130s to the air force
Bangladesh has signed a government to government contract with China to buy an additional batch of K-8W jet trainers for its Air Force. The contract was signed between the Bangladesh Air Force and China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC, part of the Chinese state corporation AVIC) on Wednesday
Two external fuel tanks of a Bangladesh F-7 fighter jet dropped in a village during mid flight. The fighter jet dropped near a road in Nilnagar of Nabinagar upazila in Brahmanbaria around 11:00am Tuesday,
Bangladesh Army is looking to buy as many as 680 Light Armoured Vehicles (LAV) in view of standardizing the Ukraine-made armoured vehicles. Bangladesh Military Forces website
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