ISRO deploys satellites for search ops of IAF AN-32, no traces so far
ISRO deploys satellites for search ops of IAF AN-32, no traces so far

Itanagar: In search of the Indian Air Force's Transport Aircraft AN-32, the Navy's Spie Aircraft and the ISRO Satellite were also assembled on Tuesday. AN-32 flew from Jorhat airbase in Assam on Monday. It was lost contact with Arunachal's Menchuka airfield while flying. The area is close to the China border. It was carrying 13 passengers, including a crew member.

As per the information received from the sources, the Air Force has dispatched Sukhoi-30 and C-130 aircraft in the search operation. The Air force had said that the teams searching on the ground had received some reports about the possible locations of the crash. Helicopters have been dispatched to these locations. But the wreckage of the plane has not yet been shown. According to sources, the aircraft is also being searched through ISRO's satellite. Some parts of Arunachal and Assam are being monitored through them. 

With this, the naval spokesman Capt said that the P-8i aircraft flew in at about one o'clock in the afternoon from INS Rajali stationed at Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu. Are looking for AN-32. A fleet of aircraft and helicopters has already been engaged in the search for the aircraft in the dense jungles of Menchuka. A team is also searching  on the ground.

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