Wreckage of Missing IAF Jet AN-32 Found in Arunachal Pradesh after 8 Days

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has confirmed that wreckage of the missing aircraft AN-32 was spotted 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,” the IAF said in a statement via Twitter.

A team of IAF officials have come across debris of the missing jet that went off the radar on June 3. 

The aircraft was carrying 13 passengers from Assam’s Jorhat to a remote base in Arunachal Pradesh when it went missing around 12:25 pm, half an hour after it took off.

However, the IAF has not mentioned about the 13 personnel who were travelling in the fateful IAF jet.

Earlier, the IAF had announced a reward of Rs 5 lakh to anyone providing information about location of the AN-32 transport aircraft.

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