An-32 Crash : Mortal remains airlifted to Jorhat
On June 11, 2019, the wreckage of the missing An-32 aircraft was found on a mountain slope in Arunachal Pradesh and all air-warriors died in the crash
June 20, 2019
A release issued by PIB Delhi has informed that the mortal remains of the 13 brave air-warriors are being airlifted to Air Force Station, Jorhat. Thereafter, the mortal remains will be sent to their hometown, where funeral as per service customs will be carried out. Indian Air Force stands with the families and next-of-kin of all the air-warriors who lost their lives in the line of duty. IAF thanked Indian Army, Indian Navy, NTRO, State administration and civil population for their unstinted support during search and rescue operations.
On 03 Jun 19, an IAF An-32 aircraft which took off from Air Force Station, Jorhat, Assam went missing with 13 air-warriors onboard. On 11 Jun 19, the wreckage of the missing An-32 aircraft was found on a mountain slope in Arunachal Pradesh and all air-warriors died in the crash. The mortal remains of all the 13 brave air-warriors have been recovered.