Search by IAF and Indian Army helicopters was adversely affected by weather during the day today. However, supported by #IndianArmy, #IndianNavy, Police and State Administration the search efforts by ground teams and airborne sensors will continue through the night. 2/2— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) June 5, 2019
Group Captain Anupam Banerjee, IAF spox on missing IAF AN-32 Aircraft: Today P-8I aircraft of Navy also joined in search op. Army personnel are doing ground search&joined in with ALH Helicopter. Navy joined at P-8I. Local police&admn are helping Air Force to locate the aircraft. pic.twitter.com/vsbPoZHhV2— ANI (@ANI) June 4, 2019
IAF is coordinating with Indian Army, various government and civil agencies to locate the missing aircraft. Search operations will continue from air and by ground parties of Indian Army through the night. 4/4— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) June 3, 2019
Praying for safety of all 13 persons who were on board on Indian Air Force AN-32 plane which took off from Jorhat Station for Mechuka ALG at around 1pm and is reportedly missing. Our all support to the IAF that have launched its search operation. @IAF_MCC @DefenceMinIndia— Pema Khandu (@PemaKhanduBJP) June 3, 2019
Spoke to Vice Chief of @IAF_MCC, Air Marshal Rakesh Singh Bhadauria regarding the missing IAF AN-32 Aircraft which is overdue for some hours.— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) June 3, 2019
He has apprised me of the steps taken by the IAF to find the missing aircraft. I pray for the safety of all passengers on board.