IAF helicopter launched rescue operation in flood affected Siang River in, Arunachal Pradesh

Shillong, August 31: The Indian Air Force helicopter launched a major rescue operation at isolated island  in flood affected Siang River at Jampani , Arunachal Pradesh ,on the requisition made by State authorities late in the evening on 30 August 2018.

One Mi-17 helicopter was launched from Mohanbari , Assam  at first light on 31 Aug at 0438 hrs . All nineteen person including six children were rescued safely .The operation was carried out both by landing and winching. Opperation was completed by 0700 hours today.

 

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