Saina Nehwal to fly IAF jet

Sep 27, 2012, 10:09 IST | Agencies

After having recently won a bronze medal at the London Olympics, Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal is all set to add another feather to her cap

The 22-year-old will be seen flying Indian Air Force’s (IAF) Kiran MK II jet trainer aircraft on Friday.


Saina Nehwal

IAF has invited Nehwal to their training academy at Dundigal in Andhra Pradesh as a special guest for the closing ceremony of the Inter Squadron Sports Championship on Friday.

During the visit, she is scheduled to fly a sortie on the Kiran trainer aircraft apart from playing an exhibition badminton match, the IAF said in a release.

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