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, comprising 6 offices and 7 Airmen.
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.