8 mountaineers of rescue team reach location where wreckage of ill-fated aircraft flying from Jorhat to Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground on June 3 was spotted by Mi-17 chopper on Monday
Itanagar: Eight members of the rescue team reached the crash site of the Indian Air Force's (IAF) AN-32 aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday morning.
According to IAF, the rescue team did not find any survivors from the ill-fated aircraft that was flying to the Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground in Arunachal Pradesh from Jorhat air base in Assam when it went off radar near Aalo on June 3.
The air warriors who lost their lives in the tragic crash are W/C GM Charles, S/L H Vinod, F/L R Thapa, F/L A Tanwar, F/L S Mohanty, F/L MK Garg, WO KK Mishra, Sgt Anoop Kumar, Cpl Sherin, LAC SK Singh, LAC Pankaj, NC(E) Putali & NC(E) Rajesh Kumar, said the IAF.
Taking to Twitter, the IAF wrote: "IAF Pays tribute to the brave Air-warriors who lost their life during the #An32 crash on 03 Jun 2019 and stands by with the families of the victims. May their soul rest in peace."
On Wednesday, EastMojo shared an exclusive aerial video of the crash site. Here’s the video: