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Mar 26, 2015

04:33:19 GMT--Vehicle Accident - Asia - India



EDIS Number: VI-20150326-47486-IND

Date / time: 26/03/2015 04:31:59 [UTC]

Event: Vehicle Accident

Area: Asia

Country: India

State/County: State of Goa

Location: [Coastal area]

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: 2 person(s)

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: Minor



Description:



Two crew members are missing after an Indian navy plane crashed into the sea off the western state of Goa. The navy said the plane, a Dornier surveillance aircraft, was on a routine flight when it went down late on Tuesday. The cause is not known. One crew member was rescued and a search operation has been launched for the missing two, navy spokesman Rahul Sinha said in a statement. It is the latest in a series of mishaps for the Indian military.




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