Indian Air Force plane missing with 29 on board, it has been report that on Friday the plane was on regular routine flight. The plane was on way to Port Blair, capital of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, an air force spokesman told AFP.
“A search operation is on. The plane was airborne at 8:30 am (0300 GMT)and was supposed to land at Port Blair at 11:30,” Wing Commander Anupam Banerjee said.
The last contact plane made right after its 15 minutes before its takeoff from Chennai. It was Russian-built AN-32 military aircraft said the spokesman.
Search for aircraft is on, let’s hope for better result said spokesman.
It has been told by Indian media that plane went on flying for four hours without refueling.
Last year, an Indian Coast Guard plane crashed south of Chennai, killing all three on board.