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Search for missing Sukhoi jet halted due to bad weather

ANI
Published : May 24, 2017, 11:19 am IST
Updated : May 24, 2017, 11:19 am IST

The IAF aircraft which was on a routine training went missing on Tuesday from North of Tezpur in Assam.

Indian Air Force's Sukhoi-30. (Photo: AFP/Representational Image)
 Indian Air Force's Sukhoi-30. (Photo: AFP/Representational Image)

Tezpur: The rescue mission for the missing Sukhoi-30 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF), has been currently halted due to bad weather condition.

The IAF aircraft which was on a routine training went missing on Tuesday from North of Tezpur in Assam.

According to reports, the aircraft which took off from Tezpur Air Base, lost radar and radio contact approximately 60 Km North of Tezpur.

The aircraft is overdue and actions have been initiated.

A massive search operation was immediately launched to track down the missing aircraft.

Further details are awaited.

Tags: sukhoi-30, sukhoi jet missing, indian air force
Location: India, Assam, Guwahati (Gauhati)