No Survivors in AN-32 Crash, West Siang

June 11, 2009

The Indian Air Force has confirmed that there were no survivors following the tragic crash of the AN-32 aircraft in West Siang on 9 June 2009. Rescue teams recovered the bodies of all 13 personnel, as well as the burnt plane wreckage.

The AN-32, which had just delivered food supplies to a military base near Mecheka, lost radio contact with Air Traffic Control not long after takeoff.

The cause of the crash is not yet known.

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