BIG BREAKING- Wreckage of Missing IAF AN-32 aircraft found

BIG BREAKING-  Wreckage of Missing IAF AN-32 aircraft found near Gatte village under Payum circle Siang district.  DC, Shi-Yomi G Dirchi Informed Arunachal24.


The wreckage of the Indian Air Force’s missing AN-32 transport aircraft has been found in Arunachal Pradesh’s Siang district. The aircraft had 13 persons on board.

The wreckage of the missing AN32 was spotted today 16 Kms North of Lipo, North East of Tato at an approximate elevation of 12000 ft by the IAF Mi-17 Helicopter undertaking search in the expanded search zone. Efforts are now continuing to establish the status of occupants and establish survivors.

More update is awaited 

The wreckage of the missing #An32 was spotted today 16 Kms North of Lipo, North East of Tato, tweets @IAF_MCC

Defence Press release

An An-32 of the Indian Air Force went missing on 03 Jun 2019 after getting airborne from Air Force Station, Jorhat Assam. The wreckage of the aircraft was spotted today 16 Kms North of Lipo, North East of Tato at an approximate elevation of 12000 ft by the IAF Mi-17 Helicopter undertaking search in the expanded search zone.

Efforts are now continuing to establish the status of occupants and establish survivors. Further details will be communicated as the recovery actions progress.

BIG BREAKING- Wreckage of Missing IAF AN-32 aircraft found

 

When IAF AN-32 go missing?

The aircraft carrying six officers, five airmen and two non-combatants (enrolled) took off from Jorhat in Assam at 12.27 pm on June 3 for the Mechuka Advance Landing Ground in Arunachal Pradesh, where it was supposed to reach at 1.30 pm. The weather over the region was turbulent on the day and the aircraft’s last contact with ground agencies was at around 1.00 pm.

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