Monday, June 1, 2009

Reports: Pak pilots carry out all 3,000 missions in eelam war

(ANN)SLAF Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetilike Sunday denied Pakistani media reports that some of the missions against the LTTE had been carried out by Pakistan Air Force pilots.

"There is absolutely no truth in this claim," Goonetilike told The Island Sunday. Responding to our queries, he said that during Eelam war IV the SLAF had conducted over 3,000 missions against some 1,900 targets in the northern and eastern theatres over the past three years. Full text