According to ANI, the deceased identified as Wing Commander Arvind Sinha was posted as a Defence Ministry PRO in Prayagraj.
No suicide note was recovered by the police.
Indian media reports suggest the 43-year-old wing commander was believed to be facing issues with family and career, investigating officer Inspector Dhumanjanj Sandeep Mishra said.
The wife of the late air force official told the media during the preliminary investigation, that the officer was stressed out due to the job.
The incident occurred on the day Indian military aircraft violated the Line of Control as they “intruded” from the Muzaffarabad sector and were forced to return owing to the timely response of the Pakistan Air Force.