Indian Air Force Plane Carrying 29 People Disappears In Bay Of Bengal
India's air force lost contact with the AN-32 aircraft about 15 minutes after it took off from Chennai, India, for an island chain in the bay.By Briana Altergott | July 22, 2016
An Indian military transport plane carrying 29 people to a chain of remote islands in the Bay of Bengal has gone missing.
A spokesperson for the Indian navy told reporters the air force lost contact with the AN-32 aircraft, like the one pictured here, about 15 minutes after it took off from Chennai, India, to head east to Port Blair on Friday morning.
There were mostly service personnel on board the flight.