President Murmu takes a sortie on Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft in Assam

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President Droupadi Murmu on April 8 visited Tezpur Air Force Station, Assam. She was accorded ‘Guard of Honour’ on her arrival. She also made a sortie on the Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft. President Murmu became the second female head of state to fly in a warplane. Earlier, former Prez Pratibha Patil took off from Pune air force base in frontline Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet in 2009. President Murmu is on a 3-day visit to Assam.