IAF officials said that since the aircraft did not reach the destination, overdue actions were initiated by the Indian Air Force.
On Monday, C-130, AN-32 aircraft, two Mi-17 of IAF and Indian Army ALHs were launched to locate the missing aircraft. Some ground reports were received on possible location of a crash site.
Helicopters were routed to the location, however, no wreckage has been sighted so far, Singh said.
The district administration of Shi Yomi district in Arunachal Pradesh also launched a search operation along with the villagers.
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