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IAF's AN-32 aircraft with 13 on-board goes missing minutes after take-off near China border

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 3 June 2019, 15:53 IST

Indian Air Force's AN-32 aircraft that took off from Jorhat carrying 13 on-board has reportedly gone missing, reports ANI. An IAF AN-32 aircraft went missing on Monday at 1300 hours that had gone airborne from Assam's Jorhat at 12:25 lost contact with the station from near China border.

Indian Air Force AN-32 Aircraft overdue for more than two hours in Menchuka air field of Arunachal Pradesh with 13 persons on board.

The Air Force has launched a search operation to track down the plane.  Indian Air Force has launched Sukhoi-30 combat aircraft and C-130 Special Ops aircraft on a search mission for locating the missing IAF AN-32 Aircraft that last contacted ground sources at 1 PM.

The aircraft was bound for Menchuka Advance Landing Ground in Arunachal Pradesh. The aircraft last contacted ground sources at 1 PM today after taking off from Jorhat airbase at 12:25 pm, reported news agency ANI.

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First published: 3 June 2019, 15:50 IST
 
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