June 22, 2019 6:47 pm
Mohit’s father Surinderpal and mother Salochna Devi broke into tears as his coffin arrived but his wife Aastha stood numb.
June 22, 2019 2:41 am
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.
June 19, 2019 7:28 am
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.
June 16, 2019 4:36 am
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.
June 15, 2019 4:56 pm
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.
June 15, 2019 3:24 pm
"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.
June 15, 2019 1:48 am
“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."
June 13, 2019 12:48 am
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.
June 12, 2019 11:54 am
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”.
June 11, 2019 10:15 pm
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.