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Sukhoi jet loses radar, goes missing near China border

By Team Pardaphash 
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Guwahati: A Sukhoi- 30MKI fighter jet with two Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots lost radar and went missing today near the China border after taking off from the Tezpur base camp in Assam.

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According to the information given by the sources which said that the aircraft took off at 9.30 a.m. from Tezpur air base on a routine training mission but lost radar and radio contact nearly two hours later near in Arunachal Pradesh’s Doulasang area, a border area adjoining China, 60 km north of Tezpur.

Tezpur Air force station is located 172 km from the China border.

Previously, a Sukhoi-30 aircraft crashed near an air base in Rajasthan’s Barmer in March. Both pilots ejected safely.

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