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Last updated: 17 June 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 3 June 2019
Time:ca 13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-32
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: K2752
C/n / msn: 1009
First flight: 1987
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:16 km (10 mls) N of Lipo (   India)
Crash site elevation: 3660 m (12008 feet) amsl
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jorhat-Rowriah Airport (JRH/VEJT), India
Destination airport:Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground, India
Narrative:
An Indian Air Force Antonov An-32 transport plane was reported missing with 13 on board. The aircraft took off from Jorhat at 12:27 local time. Last radio contact was at 13:00 hours.
The wreckage of aircraft was spotted on June 11, 16 km from Lipo at an approximate elevation of 12000 feet by a Mil Mi-17 helicopter. The accident location is about 34 km WNW of the destination.

Sources:
» NDTV
» After eight days of search, IAF finds wreckage of missing An-32 in Arunachal Pradesh (indianexpress.com, 11 June 2019)
» russianplanes.net


Photos

photo of Antonov-An-32-K2752
accident date: 03-06-2019
type: Antonov An-32
registration: K2752
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Jorhat-Rowriah Airport to Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground as the crow flies is 207 km (129 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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