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Wreckage of AN-32 spotted in Arunachal Pradesh: IAF (Lead)

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday said it had spotted the wreckage of an AN-32 aircraft which went missing with 13 people on board on June 3 in Arunachal Pradesh.

The IAF tweeted: “The wreckage of the missing #An32 was spotted today 16 km north of Lipo, northeast of Tato at an approximate elevation of 12,000 ft by the IAF Mi-17 helicopter undertaking search in the expanded search zone.”

The transport aircraft took off on June 3 from the Jorhat airbase in Assam for the Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground in the West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

On June 8, the IAF announced a reward of Rs 5 lakh for any information leading to the location of the missing aircraft.

–IANS

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