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Para (Special Forces), IAF Garuds joins ops to recover Sukhoi-30 wreckage

The wreckage of Sukhoi-30 MKI jet was found on Friday, four days after the search mission began.

india Updated: May 27, 2017 12:15 IST
The two pilots who were onboard the aircraft have not been located yet with bad weather also affecting the search operation.
The two pilots who were onboard the aircraft have not been located yet with bad weather also affecting the search operation.(Twitter/ ANI)

Para (Special Forces) and Indian Air Force Garuds have extended assistance to the army’s ground column and joined the rescue and recovery operation for the Sukhoi-30 MKI jet that was missing.

A Court of Inquiry will be investigating the cause of the accident. The wreckage of Sukhoi-30 MKI jet was found on Friday, four days after the search mission began. The jet lost contact on May 23rd following which massive search operations were launched to track the jet.

The two pilots who were onboard the aircraft have not been located yet with bad weather also affecting the search operation.

The aircraft airborne from Tezpur Air Base lost radar and radio contact approximately 60 km north of Tezpur in Assam.