On the evening of 1st December’19, i.e. Satuday, one Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed at Bokajan under Salonibari police station, Sonitpur. The incident took place around 6:30 pm.
The Deputy Superintendent of Police, Sonitpur(headquarters), Dr. Rashmi Rekha Sharma stated, “Till 8:30 pm, the UAV could not be traced. The area has been cordoned off by the security personnel and district police.”
The search operation was started on Sunday morning.
There are various UAVs used by different Indian armed forces such as Heron, Rustom and many more.
However, the features of the crashed UAV, belonging to the IAF, are yet to be known.