Wreckage Of Air Force’s Sukhoi-30 Went Missing Found Near India-China Border

Near the border of China the wreckage of an Air Force Sukhoi Su-20 jet went missing with the two Pilots on boards, who have been found in the forests. There is no sign of survivors.



About 60 km from Tezpur in Assam the plane has been found in a heavily forested area, where it went missing.




On Tuesday the jet took off around 9:30 am and went off the radar near Doulasang area of Arunachal Pradesh, which borders China.




Around 11:30 am when the contact was last with the Pilots, when the aircraft was nearly 60 km north of Tezpur; the wreckage has been found there. The Tezpur Air Force station is located 172 km from the border of China.



The jet Sukhoi Su-30 is a Russian made, twin-engine fighter meant for all-weather, air-to-air and air-to-surface missions. The first of the Su-30 planes were inducted by the IAF in the late 1990s.



Six crashed have taken place, since their induction. Due to the technical failure an inquiry into the accident has primarily indicated.



In March this year, a Sukhoi Su-30 aircraft had crashed near an air base in Rajasthan's




Barmer. Both pilots had ejected to safety.


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