New Delhi : India’s safeguard clergyman is joining an airborne inquiry of the Bay of Bengal for an aviation based armed forces transport plane that vanished with 29 individuals on board.
The Defense Ministry tweeted that Manohar Parrikar was directing the huge pursuit operation Saturday, a day after the Russian-made A 32 disappeared.
The flying machine took off from the southern city of Chennai Friday morning and was flying over the ocean to Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar islands. The flight, covering 1,375 kilometers (854 miles), should most recent three hours.
The plane was making a normal messenger flight and had on load up administration staff alongside the team.
Indian aviation based armed forces representative Anupam Banerjee says the last correspondence from the flying machine was around 15 minutes after departure.