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  • Missing IAF AN-32: leads are bad says Parrikar

    Published on July 26, 2016

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said a lot of resources are in place for the search and rescue operation for the missing Indian Air Force, AN 32 aircraft, but all leads till now have turned out to be bad. Addressing media in New Delhi, Parrikar said “we are trying to concentrate on some links or sound which has emitted from some area.”

    He said a state of art ice-class research vessel, Sagar Nidhi, of the National Institute of Ocean Technology has been called for from Mauritius. Sagar Nidhi comes with Dynamic Positioning System to keeps its position stable, which is required for oceanographic research. The search and rescue operation for the missing aircraft today entered the fifth day. 29 officials were onboard the aircraft.