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    India Wreckage of missing Air Force AN-32 aircraft found in Arunachal Pradesh

    Wreckage of missing Air Force AN-32 aircraft found in Arunachal Pradesh

    The transport aircraft was reported missing shortly after taking off from Jorhat base on June 3.

    Lipo (Arunachal Pradesh): Parts of the missing IAF AN-32 aircraft have been found north of Lipo in Arunachal Pradesh on June 11.

    “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,” the Indian Air Force said in a tweet.

    The IAF also said that efforts are now continuing to establish the status of occupants and establish survivors adding that “further details will be communicated as the recovery actions progress”.

    The transport aircraft was reported missing shortly after taking off from Jorhat base on June 3. An extensive search for the aircraft has been going on ever since it went missing.

    The AN-32, with 13 personnel onboard had last contacted ground sources from Arunachal Pradesh on June 3. IAF’s Mi-17 chopper teams were part of the mission which made the discovery.

    Aerial search and rescue operations entered their ninth day on June 11.

    Also read: Global 5000 surveillance aircraft, NTRO spy satellites being used to trace IAF AN-32

    Also watch: IAF Announces Rs5 Lakh Reward For Information On The Missing Aircraft

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