AN-32 : Twin engine turboprop, medium tactical transport aircraft of Russian origin with a crew of five and capacity to carry 39 paratroopers or max load of 6.7 tonnes. It has a max cruise speed of 530 km/hr.
Air Marshal VK Bhatia PVSM. AVSM, VrC & Bar was the first Indian who dared a tandem skydiving jump in India at the age of 56 yrs.
This daring feat was performed on 17 Sep 1999 at Agra airfield from an An-32 aircraft.