Indian Military Plane With 29 On Board Goes Missing
An Indian Air Force transport plane with 29 personnel on board has been reported missing over the Bay of Bengal today.
According to the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Antonov-32 transporter aircraft took off from Chennai (Madras) at 08:30 local time (03:00
GMT), bound for Port Blair in the eastern archipelago of Andaman and Nicobar. It was scheduled to land at 11:30. A search has been launched.
The plane was carrying service personnel to strategic islands near the Malacca Straits, where India has a military base.