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'Sukhoi-30s not grounded'

CHENNAI Sept. 6. The Chief of the Air Staff, S. Krishnaswamy, today denied that the Indian Air Force had grounded a squadron of Sukhoi-30 fighters.

"Those reports are wrong. How would the aircraft have flown (here) today", he countered when presspersons asked him if a squadron of the Su-30s has been grounded. "It is not a significant problem," he said when asked about the engine blade nicks. "There is no problem as is being made out," he said.

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