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Choppers begin rescue operation at AN-32 crash site

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and Advanced Light (ALH) of the have been deployed for the search and rescue operation of 13 personnel on board the Indian Air Force's

This comes a day after the IAF managed to locate the wreckage of the plane 16 kilometres North of Lipo, North East of Tato at an altitude of 12,000 feet.

The plane had been missing since June 3 after taking off from in to Menchuka advanced landing ground in with 13 persons on board.

Parts of the were located 15-20 km north of the flight path of the in

The has been carrying out extensive search and rescue mission for the missing including use of Research and Analysis Wing's Global 5000 plane, NTRO satellites, Naval surveillance aircraft along with its own choppers, special operations planes and all possible assets from different agencies.

The IAF had on Saturday announced a reward of Rs 5 lakh to anyone providing information about the location of the transport aircraft.

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First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 09:37 IST
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