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AN-32 CRASH : MORTAL REMAINS AIRLIFTED TO JORHAT

21/06/2019 New Delhi : Jyaistha 30, Saka 1941
Thursday, 20 Jun 2019



          On 03 Jun 19, an IAF An-32 aircraft which took off from Air Force Station, Jorhat, Assam went missing with 13 air-warriors onboard. On 11 Jun 19, the wreckage of the missing An-32 aircraft was found on a mountain slope in Arunachal Pradesh and all air-warriors died in the crash. The mortal remains of the 13 brave air-warriors have been recovered and sent to Air Force Station, Jorhat. Thereafter, the mortal remains will be sent to their hometown, where funeral as per service customs will be carried out. Indian Air Force stands with the families and next-of-kin of all the air-warriors who lost their life in the line of duty. IAF thanks Indian Army, Indian Navy, NTRO, State administration and civil population for their unstinted support during search and rescue operations.

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