New Delhi: More than 30 hours after Indian Air Force AN-32 aircraft disappeared with 13 people on board, a massive search operation using Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was launched. ISRO’s earth observation satellites Cartosat and Risat are the images where the aircraft disappeared.
There were 13 people all IAF personnel – on board when the aircraft took off at 12:25 PM. Its last contact with ground staff was at 1 pm. After the AN-32 did not reach Mechuka Advance Landing Ground, the IAF initiated the overdue action. The IAF launched a comprehensive search and rescue operations. Aircraft equipped with advanced sensors.