The co-passengers identified the Retd Air Marshal S Varthaman and his wife when the flight was about to land in Delhi.
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Four Pakistani airports will begin partial operations on Friday with a full resumption of commercial flights on Monday, following their suspension after military tensions with India erupted earlier this week, the Civil Aviation Authority said. Tuesday's attack by India prompted Pakistan to retaliate the next day.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on February 28 and briefed him on the situation as it evolved over the past few days and the efforts Khan made to de-escalate the crisis. He did not elaborate.
"The Pakistan army looked after me really well, they are very professional", the pilot said while in uniform, adding that he saw potential for peace. "The region will prosper if there is peace and stability".
Pakistan brings captured Indian pilot to border
Tensions escalated as Indian and Pakistani fighter jets engaged in an aerial combat on Wednesday morning. Two of them were over the ownership of Kashmir, which the two sides claim in its entirety.
Simultaneously, the U.S. has urged both India and Pakistan to take immediate steps to de-escalate tensions.
In a tweet at 7:00PM on Friday, flight tracking website Flightradar24 said one worldwide Emirates flight from Dubai could be tracked in Pakistani airspace. The airspace is expected to re-open by 6 p.m., according to an official government notice.
A video of this that went viral on Friday morning showed retd. More than 200 people had fled to a military organized camp about 20 kilometers (16 miles) away from the border.
The Kashmir region has been disputed territory ever since the end of British colonial rule saw the partition of India in 1947.
They have fought three wars against each other, two directly dealing with the disputed region.
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In the video, Sima Iram, whose parents are of Indian heritage, and also has friends in India and Pakistan, said: "This message is to express my profound gratitude to the excellent prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, and to my Pakistani brothers and sisters". Moscow and New Delhi have long enjoyed close ties that were demonstrated by India's recent purchase of S-400 surface-to-air missile defense systems in defiance of Washington's sanctions, while Beijing has invested heavily in Islamabad, now seeing it as a vital node in the global One Belt, One Road initiative.
Modi spoke for the first time about the captured pilot on Friday.
Indian Air Force personnel were at the border and were to fly Vardhaman to New Delhi.
India was quick to blame the state of Pakistan for the suicide bombing.PM Imran offered every possible help in the investigation, but India turned down the offer and whipped up war hysteria.
Pakistan Air Force shot my aircraft down following which I have to leave it as it had broken down.
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The clashes came a day after India and Pakistan both accused the other of invading rival airspace, and both claimed to shoot down the other's fighter jets.