Navy may offer Sea Harrier fighter jet for aircraft museum in Kolkata

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The Indian Navy is considering to offer a decommissioned Sea Harrier fighter plane to the city after having gifted a Tupolov-142 for setting up an aircraft museum at New Town here, a senior official said on Tuesday.

The West Bengal government is setting up a museum featuring the ‘Albatross’ and it is likely to be thrown open to the public by mid-2020, Naval Officer-in-charge, Bengal Area, Commodore Suprobho De told newspersons on the eve of the Navy Day here.

“A TU-142 aircraft has been handed over by the Navy to M/S Taneja Aerospace on November 15 for dismantling, transportation and reassembly towards setting up a TU museum at Kolkata,” he said. Read More

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