Families of missing air warriors still hopeful that AN-32 will be found but want more boots on the ground


Since June 4, when he arrived in Jorhat a day after an Indian Air Force’s AN-32 transport aircraft piloted by his son Ashish Tanwar disappeared, the evening update from the officials have only brought disappointment for Radhe Lal.

Yet, like some other families he remains hopeful of the well being of those on the plane which disappeared on June 3 after taking off from Jorhat in Assam for Mechuka in Arunachal Pradesh.

“Every evening they come and tell us nothing has been found,” said Radhe Lal, a retired subedar of the Indian Army whose 29-year-old son Ashish was piloting the aircraft. Read More

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