New Delhi/Chennai: Search for the missing IAF plane continued for the fourth day on Monday with 13 naval vessels and two coast guard ships pressed into service.
In addition, the IAF conducted some 12 air sorties on Monday to locate the missing plane, Inspector General of Indian Coast Guard Rajan Bargotra said.
He said 13 naval vessels and two coast guard ships were also deployed.
The search area was expanded on Monday after the three days of search yielded no positive results.
Bargotra said, “Aircraft were launched by respective services to carry out a linear search.”
“We have not located any debris till now, search is continuing,” he added.
This is the fourth day of search operations conducted by the coast guard, IAF and the Indian Navy.
The Indian Air Force aircraft AN-32 had disappeared on Friday with 29 people on board. The government has launched “Operation Talash" to locate it.