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Indian Air Force plane with 29 on board goes missing

22 July, 2016 8:42 AM
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An Indian Air Force (IAF) plane with 29 people on board has gone missing over the Bay of Bengal amid inclement weather. The Navy, the Coast Guard and the IAF have launched a joint search and rescue operation. Of the 29 people on board, six are crew members.

NEW DELHI: An Indian Air Force (IAF) plane with 29 people on board has gone missing over the Bay of Bengal amid inclement weather.

The IAF's AN-32 plane took off from Tambaram in Chennai for Port Blair in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands when it lost radar contact around 8:45 am. Its estimated time of arrival in Port Blair was 11.30 am.

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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