Air Force launches search operations for missing aircraft
An Indian Air Force AN 32 aircraft with 29 service personnel and crew on board is missing over the Bay of Bengal. The aircraft was from a routine sortie from Chennai to Port Blair. The Indian Air Force, the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard have launched a massive search operation. The AN 32 had lost its contact at 8:30 am on Friday morning shortly after it took off from the Tambaram Air base.