25 May 2017

News Story: Indian military intensifies search to trace missing Sukhoi fighter jet

An Indian Air Force Su-30MKI Flanker Fighter (File Photo)
NEW DELHI, May 24 (Xinhua) -- Indian military Wednesday intensified search operations to trace missing Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet with two pilots on board.

As the search enters second day on Wednesday, rescuers have not been able to find out the missing jet so far.

The fighter jet belonging to Indian airforce went missing Tuesday after taking off from the Tezpur Indian airforce base in northeastern state of Assam.

According to officials, the fighter jet was on a routine training sortie and lost radio contact with the airbase.

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