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Dead bodies of Sukhoi-30 pilots recovered

G Plus Digital Desk | June 01, 2017 13:03 hrs

The bodies of the two missing pilots of Indian Air Force's Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet, which crashed near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border last week, have been found.

Keralite Flight Lieutenant Achudev and Chandigarh native Squadron Leader Divesh Pankaj's bodies were recovered from dense forests near the Arunachal border, eight days after the incident.

The wreckage of the fighter jet, which went missing on May 23, was found on May 26 through an aerial recce, in the dense forest, 60 kms from Tezpur. The plane's black box was recovered by the search team on Saturday, from near the crash site.

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Missing pilot of Indian Air Force's Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet

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Wreckage of the fighter jet found in the dense forest, 60 kms from Tezpur.

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