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The Pilot Who Dared

By: Shreya Dhoundial

Sameer Kumar Rai


Last Updated: July 28, 2019, 19:46 IST


On the 20th Anniversary of the Kargil Diwas, CNN-News18 revisits the story of Operation Safed Sagar – the Indian Air Force's role in acting jointly with Ground troops during the Kargil war. Shreya Dhoundial speaks to the fighter pilots who flew through fire and lived to tell the tale, that include India's first and only prisoner of war during the Kargil Conflict – Flight Lt Nachiketa Rao.