IAF AN-32

AN-32 crash: IAF retrieves remains of 13 its 'air-warriors'

While six bodies were retrieved Wednesday from the crash site, the remains of seven others were recovered Thursday.

published on : 21st June 2019

IAF AN-32 crash: Operation to retrieve bodies remains suspended due to bad weather

A rescue team had recovered the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight data recorder (FDR) of the Russian-origin aircraft at the crash site on Friday.

published on : 17th June 2019

AN-32 crash: Will launch detailed probe to ensure such cases don't happen, says IAF chief

B S Dhanoa's comments come days after the wreckage of the IAF aircraft was found in a remote area in Arunachal Pradesh more than a week after it went missing with 13 people on board.

published on : 15th June 2019

Amarinder Singh, Khattar express grief over death of 13 people onboard AN-32 aircraft

After a team of rescuers searched the wreckage of the plane in a heavily forested mountainous terrain, the Air Force Thursday said that everyone on board the aircraft was dead.

published on : 14th June 2019

Team of ITBP mountaineers launch ops to retrieve bodies from Uttarakhand peak

The team of the ITBP, a border guarding force tasked to guard the China border, is expected to reach the base camp in a week and after acclimatisation, it will attempt to retrieve air warriors.

published on : 13th June 2019

AN-32 crash: No survivors, all 13 bodies and black box recovered from wreckage site in Arunachal

The aircraft went missing on June 3 after it took off from Jorhat Air Force Station in Assam at 12.27 pm for the Menchuka Advance Landing Ground with 13 people on board.

published on : 13th June 2019

First visuals of missing IAF AN-32's wreckage, search to continue for survivors tomorrow

The aircraft had been missing since June 3 after taking off from Jorhat air base in Assam to Menchuka advanced landing ground in Arunachal Pradesh with 13 persons on board.

published on : 12th June 2019

From Jaguar to AN-32, IAF lost nearly 10 aircraft this year

From Mirage 2000 to MiG-27, many of these aircraft had crashed in the month of February.

published on : 11th June 2019

Search for missing AN-32 continues for eighth day

The transport aircraft with 13 people on board went missing on June 3 after it took off from the Jorhat Airbase in Assam for Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground in the West Siang district of Arunachal.

published on : 11th June 2019

Aerial search for missing AN-32 stalled for second consecutive day due to bad weather

An unmanned aerial vehicle and C-130J aircraft had taken to the skies but they landed back due to rain and poor weather. 

published on : 9th June 2019

Missing AN-32 plane: Aerial search stalled on Day 6 due to bad weather

The IAF is undertaking a massive search operation to trace the missing plane but there has been no breakthrough yet.

published on : 8th June 2019

Search area expanded but no trace of missing IAF AN-32 aircraft

All electronic, radar, optical and infrared sensors, including satellites, have been employed to scan the area for any probable clues.

published on : 7th June 2019

Families of missing AN-32 aircraft passengers meet Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

The Russian-made aircraft took off from Jorhat on June 3 at 12.27 pm for the Mechuka advance landing ground.

published on : 7th June 2019

Father of IAF officer aboard missing AN-32 in 2016 shares anguish

In July 2016, an AN-32 with his 27-year-old son Flight Lieutenant Kunal Barpatte on board went missing over the Bay of Bengal after leaving for Port Blair from Chennai.

published on : 5th June 2019

Missing AN-32 plane: ISRO satellites, night sensors, ground teams to continue search all night, says IAF

As the search continues, IAF's ageing fleet of transport aircraft has come under lens as the upgradation of 100 odd Soviet-era AN-32s have gone about at tardy pace.

published on : 5th June 2019
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