IAF concludes search of AN-32 aircraft, says no survivors left
Arunachal Pradesh : The families of all 13 Indian Air Force personnel on board AN-32 aircraft, that went missing from radar last week, have been informed that there are no traces of any survivor from the crash site near Lipo in Arunachal Pradesh.
The IAF, Indian Army and other security forces’ teams pressed into action to search and rescue today declared that no one survived the crash.
Different teams of personnel from IAF, Army, and civil mountaineers were airlifted on Wednesday to a location close to the crash site, after the wreckage of the missing IAF AN-32 aircraft was found.
IAF on Tuesday had said that the Mi-17 helicopters spotted the wreckage 16 km north of Lipo, North East of Tato, at an approximate elevation of 12000 ft.
“Efforts are now continuing to establish the status of occupants and establish survivors. Further details will be communicated as the recovery actions progress,” read the Media Co-ordination Centre of IAF.