Shimla : The parents of the missing IAF MIG-29 pilot are now in the Lahaul valley scouting the bleak and barren mountains searching of their missing son whose plane crashed in the region a week ago .
â€œParents of the missing pilot have requested the locals to help find their missing son . They have even announced a sum of Rs 50,000 for finding him,â€ said Rajeev Shankar , DC Lahaul & Spiti .
Search operations have been hampered by snow and cold in the inhospitable terrain of Lahaul where temperatures are already far below freezing .
The MIG-29 went missing Tuesday . Largely uninhabited Lahaul Spiti is the second largest district in India .
In a 20 year career published widely. He has worked for the BBC, AFP, The Statesman, IANS and the Business Standard . Known for his hard hitting writing and occasional off-beat stories. He lives in Shimla.
My appeal to youngs of lahaul to help IAF for searching the pilot in this region espescially Thurat- Udaipur belt wale. You only can do this.