Expat pilot held for taking IAF base pics close to Pakistan border

An Alliance Air expat pilot was detained for a few hours by the IAF security personnel in Uttarlai Air Force Station, Rajasthan recently for allegedly taking photographs and videos of the restricted aerodrome using his mobile phone. The pilot was to operate a charter flight to Delhi when he was confronted. Uttarlai Air Force Station in Barmer, Rajasthan lies close to the country’s border with Pakistan.