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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195595
Last updated: 18 October 2020
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Date:23-MAY-2017
Time:c. 11:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SU27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sukhoi Su-30 MKI
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force (IAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:60km N of Tejpur, Assam Province -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tezpur AB, Assam
Destination airport:Tezpur AB, Assam
Narrative:
On 26 May the Indian Air Force (IAF) has found the wreckage of the Sukhoi Su-30MKI multirole fighter that went missing in NE India on 23 May while on a routine training flight. The wreckage was located bin thick forests around 60 km N of Tezpur Air Station in Assam Province. The fighter had taken off from that air station at around 1030 h local time and lost contact with air traffic control about 40 minutes later.

Sources:

https://www.deccanherald.com/content/613162/iaf-su-30-jet-goes.html
http://zeenews.india.com/india/iafs-sukhoi-30-fighter-jet-carrying-2-pilots-goes-missing-search-operations-underway-2008063.html
www.indianexpress.com
http://web.archive.org/web/20170629171422/http://www.janes.com:80/article/70842/wreckage-of-missing-indian-su-30mki-found-near-chinese-border


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-May-2017 10:56 gerard57 Added
26-May-2017 08:00 gerard57 Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-May-2017 10:00 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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