IAF’s AN-32 wreckage located! Missing Indian Air Force aircraft parts spotted after days of search


IAF AN-32 wreckage located! The wreckage of missing AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was found today, the Indian Air Force tweeted. The parts of the aircraft have been detected north of Lipo in Arunachal Pradesh.

“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,” IAF tweeted.

IAF on its official twitter handle posted that efforts were on to establish the status of occupants and survivors of AN-32 aircraft. Further details will be communicated as the recovery actions progress, IAF stated.

The major breakthrough comes several days after the aircraft with eight crew and five passengers on board went missing on June 3. The aircraft took off from Jorhat in Assam for a routine flight to Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) in Arunachal Pradesh.  Read More

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