Indian Air Force plane goes missing after take-off
DELHI: An Indian Air Force transport went missing shortly after take-off from from Assam’s Jorhat, local media reported.
The aircraft was carrying eight crew members and five passengers, NDTV reported.
The Antonov An-32 took off from Jorhat at 12:25 pm for the a landing strip in Mechuka in Arunachal Pradesh.
The aircraft last contacted ground at 1 pm and since then there has been no contact.
A search operation has been launched to track down the missing aircraft in the terrain that is mountainous and heavily-forested.
The landing and take-off approaches to Mechuka are extremely difficult.