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Wreckage of missing Sukhoi-30 jet fighter found in Assam after 3 days

The two-seater SU-30 MKI aircraft had gone missing after taking off from Tezpur airbase on Tuesday

Press Trust of India  |  Tezpur 

The wreckage of the IAF Sukhoi fighter jet that went missing with two crew members on board was found on Friday after three days of search operations. The Sukhoi jet had gone missing after taking off from the Tezpur Salonibari Air Force station in Assam at 10:30 am on Tuesday on a routine training sortie. Defence spokesperson, Tezpur 4 Corps, Lt Col Sombit Ghosh told PTI that the wreckage of the missing SU-30 jet was found close to the last known position of the aircraft, which was 60 km north-west of Tezpur in Assam's Sonitpur district. "As of now, weather is ...

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First Published: Fri, May 26 2017. 13:22 IST
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