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AN-32 crash: Samana mourns flight LT Mohit Garg, the man who lived to fly

Mohit’s father Surinderpal and mother Salochna Devi broke into tears as his coffin arrived but his wife Aastha stood numb.

AN-32 crash: Rajnath pays homage; cremations in Punjab, Haryana, Assam

Singh also met families of the deceased at the Palam Technical Area. “Met with families and friends of the deceased Air-warriors of An32 and shared my grief and heartfelt condolences with them. My thoughts and prayers are with them...” he tweeted.

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An-32 rescue operations stuck due to bad weather for three days now

An additional 19-member team, including four Garud commandoes of the IAF, has set off on foot to assist the existing 18-member team camping near the crash site.

An-32 crash: Harsh weather continues to hamper operation to retrieve bodies of 13 personnel

The AN-32, which took off from the Air Force Station in Assam's Jorhat on June 3 at 12.27 pm, never landed at the Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground in Shi Yomi district.

Inclement weather hampers operation to retrieve bodies of IAF aircraft crash victims

Shillong-based IAF spokesman Ratnakar Singh said the rescue operation, which commenced early Saturday morning, could not progress further due to inclement weather at the crash site.

Will ascertain cause of AN-32 aircraft crash, ensure it doesn't happen again: IAF chief

"We have recovered the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder...We will go into the detail (to ascertain) as to what happened and how do we make sure that it does not happen again," he told reporter.

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An-32 crash: Flight data recorder, cockpit voice recorder retrieved

“The mortal remains and other material evidence have to be picked up by helicopters and brought back to Jorhat in stages. The weather continues to be marginal and is likely to affect the pace of recovery operations."

Mountaineers’ team still to reach IAF An-32 crash site

The An-32 took off from Assam’s Jorhat on June 3 for the Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground in Shi Yomi district. It lost contact with the ground staff half-an-hour after take-off.

Wreckage of missing IAF An-32 aircraft spotted, teams flying to crash site today

IAF spokesperson Wing Commander Ratnakar Singh said mountaineering teams of the IAF, Army and civil administration were being formed and would be flown to the site in helicopters Wednesday “to look for survivors and other things”.

An-32 wreckage spotted in Arunachal: IAF says efforts on to establish survivors

The Indian Air Force confirmed that the wreckage was spotted 16 kms North of Lipo, North East of Tato at an approximate elevation of 12000 ft by the IAF Mi-17 helicopter undertaking search in the expanded search zone. Here's everything you need to know.

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