Dornier aircraft goes missing in Chennai


A Dornier aircraft of the Indian Coast Guard with three crew members on-board went missing on Monday from Chennai.

“The aircraft took off from Chennai at 5:30 pm on Monday and lost contact at around 10 pm in Tiruchirappalli,” aviation sources told a news agency.

Sitanshu Kumar, Ministry of Defence spokesperson tweeted that the aircraft was being flown by a highly experienced crew.

The search operations are underway and more information about the same is awaited.