VFF leader meets pilot in SU30 MK2 accident (Source: m.daidoanket.vn)
Hanoi (VNA) – President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on June 21 visited and presented gifts to Major Nguyen Huu Cuong, a surviving pilot on the aircraft SU30 MK2 that recently went missing in the waters of central Nghe An province.

The aircraft SU30 MK2 with two pilots went missing at 6:50 am of June 14 during a training session in the area of Hon Mat Island, about 40km off the coast of Nghe An’s Vinh city.

Cuong, who is also the head of the SU30 fighter squadron under Division 371’s Regiment 923 of the Air Defence – Air Force Service, was in stable condition when he was found by fisherman Pham Van Le from the neighbouring province of Ha Tinh.

He was carried back to the mainland on June 15 and is currently under treatment at the central military hospital 108 in Hanoi.

Nhan wished that Cuong would recover soon, and pledged that the VFF will help him settle down his life and work.

Cuong expressed thanks to the Party, State, the VFF and medical staff of Military Hospital 108, and said he wants to recover soon to return to work.-VNA