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Navy surveillance aircraft crashes in Goa; two missing

Dornier aircraft

Panaji:  An Indian Navy surveillance aircraft crashed about 25 nautical miles south-west off Goa with two officers on-board missing.

A Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which was on a routine training sortie, crashed yesterday at around 11 pm and two officers on board have gone missing, navy sources said.

A search and rescue operation has been launched following the crash.

“One survivor has been rescued. Search is on to locate two more officers including a pilot and observer,” they said.

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