AN-32 crash: Six bodies retrieved

AN-32 crash: Six bodies retrieved

This handout photo released by the Indian Air Force (IAF) on June 14, 2019 shows an Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) at the crash site of the IAF AN-32 aircraft, about 16 km north of Lipo in Arunachal Pradesh. (IAF/AFP)

Bodies of six Air Force personnel and remains of seven others, who died in the AN-32 aircraft crash, have been recovered, official sources said on Thursday.

Over the past week, the Indian Air Force was making efforts to retrieve the bodies from the crash site but inclement weather was making it difficult to carry out air operations.

The aircraft had gone missing on June 3 and the wreckage was located on June 11.

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