In view of getting no clue of missing transport aircraft AN-32 of the Indian Air Force in remote Mechuka in Arunachal Pradesh for nearly a week , Indian Air Force on Saturday announced a cash reward of Rs five lakh to the person(s) or group for providing credible information leading to the finding of the aircraft.
Poor weather conditions prevented the Indian Air Force from conducting aerial search operation but ground troops continued with the combing operations. Indian Air Force Chief B S Dhanoa who was at Indian Air force station in Jorhat in Assam on Friday reviewed the search and rescue operation being undertaken for the missing aircraft.
There has been no clue of the AN-32, aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) which had lost contact with ground stations last week. Massive search and rescue operationd which are being conducted on daily basis between Jorhat in Assam and Mechuka in Arunachal Pradesh, have not yielded desired results. With an intensified search, the IAF has deployed additional assets in the mission roping in local civic and police agencies.
Meanwhile, finder may contact Air Force on the following numbers:
Landline: 0378-3222164, Mobile: 9436499477 / 9402077267 / 9402132477