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AN-32 will keep flying: Air Chief

DNMUM438239 | 6/25/2019 | Author : Sumit Kumar Singh | WC :340 | India



Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa said on Monday the force will continue to use transport aircraft Antonov -32 as there is no replacement at the moment. AN-32 aircraft crashed in a remote location in Arunachal Pradesh earlier this month with 13 personnel onboard.
During the Indian Air Force commemoration of 20 years of the laser-guided bombing at Tiger Hills from Mirage 2000 fighter jets in Kargil war on Monday at Gwalior station, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said, “AN-32 aircraft will continue to fly in mountainous areas, we don’t have any replacement.”
He stressed that the IAF has expedited the process to acquire new equipment including advanced line of aircraft, following which they will not be used in a critical role. It w
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