IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s return to India hogged the news space, but it also set the fake news mills running.These Fake Accounts Impersonate Abhinandan, Gain FollowersThis month, The Quint came across a social media post, which falsely claimed that the Indian Air Force pilot’s uniform has been kept at a Pakistani museum.CLAIMA number of Facebook and Twitter posts shared the image of a military uniform, which – they claimed – belongs to Wing Commander Abhinandan and has been kept at a Pakistani museum as “war trophy.”No, Nirmala Sitharaman Did Not Touch Abhinandan’s Mother’s FeetTRUE OR FALSEThe claims are false. The Quint found out that the uniform does not belong to Abhinandan.WHAT WE FOUND OUTA reverse image search of the photo showed at least two tweets – featuring the image – that were posted before Abhinandan was captured on 27 February.These original tweets by Sheikh Saleem Ahmed, a Pakistani national, suggest that the uniform belongs to an Israeli pilot Captain Lutz.According to them, a Mirage – flown by Captain Lutz – was shot down by Pakistani pilot Abdus Sattar Alvi during an air combat in April 1974.One of the images in the tweets confirm the claim.(Not convinced of a story you came across on social media and want it verified? Send us the details on WhatsApp at 9910181818 and we'll fact-check it for you. You can also read all our fact-checked stories here.) We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.