Squadron leader Samir Abrol’s widow set to join Air Force


Garima Abrol, wife of an IAF pilot, Sqn Ldr Samir Abrol, who lost his life in a crash, will join the Indian Air Force. Air Force Selection Board (Varanasi) has cleared Garima’s entry into the forces.

Garima is set to join the Air Force Academy, Dundigal in Hyderabad for training as a flying officer in January next year. She is a physiotherapist, Zumba instructor and prowl workout instructor in Bengaluru, as her social media profile revealed.

The latest post that she shared was about how she felt when her husband Sqd Ldr Samir Abrol died in a Mirage-2000 fighter jet crash at HAL airport on February 1. Her post on February 10, also, raised many questions.

“How many more of these pilots have to give up their life to shake you up and make you realise there is something wrong in the system?” she had questioned. Read More

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