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IAF’s Sukhoi-30 crash: Black box of aircraft found

Further search is on but nothing is known so far regarding the two pilots, an official said.

india Updated: May 28, 2017 20:22 IST
Indo Asian News Service, Guwahati
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The Sukhoi-30 fighter jet with two pilots on board went missing along the Sino-India border on days May 23.(File Photo)

A search and rescue team on Sunday reached the site along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh boundary where the Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi 30 aircraft crashed and recovered its black box, a defence official said. However, there is no information about its two pilots.

“One of the search teams has reached the crash site located in a forest along the Assam- Arunachal Pradesh border and recovered the black box,” said defence spokesman based in Tezpur.

“Further search is on but nothing is known so far regarding the two pilots,” he added.

The Indian Air Force fighter aircraft went missing from near the India-China border in Assam on Tuesday morning after it took from the Tezpur air base.

First Published: May 28, 2017 20:20 IST