Date & Time: Jul 22, 2016
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-32
Operator:
Registration:
K2743
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Tambaram - Port Blair
MSN:
0809
YOM:
1986
Country:
World
Region:
World
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
6
Pax on board:
23
Pax fatalities:
23
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
29
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Tambaram AFB (southwest of Chennai) at 0830LT for a three hours flight to Port Blair, Andaman Islands. While cruising at the assigned altitude of 23,000 feet about 280 km east of Chennai, the aircraft made a turn to the left and then dove into the sea. No trace of the aircraft was found and all 29 occupants are feared to be dead.