On 26th May, China said that it is ready to help India in the search for the missing Sukhoi-30 MKI jet and two pilots when the wreckage of the aircraft was found close to the last known position in a forest near India-China border.
The SU-30 MKI with two officers of the Indian Air Force on the board was reported missing close to the China border within few minutes of taking off from the IAF Tezpur base. It lost its radar and radio contact with the controlling station near Arunachal Pradesh's Doulasang area, adjoining China, 60km north of Tezpur around 11:10 a.m. on the same day, 23 May 2017. The searches and rescue operations continue and since then have not found any results till late afternoon. IAF said that the bad weather is hampering the processes. Tezpur is one of the three IAF air bases in the country that hosts the Sukhois, a major Russian Aircraft Manufacturers.
The Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft of IAF, which took off from the Tezpur Airbase on Tuesday morning on a routine training mission lost its radio and radar with controlling station and then went missing. The aircraft was declared overdue and search, and rescue operations have been activated to locate the jet and two pilots.
According to The Economic Times, China on Friday said that it is ready to help India if asked for assistance when the wreckage of Sukhoi-30 aircraft was found in a forest. They also said that till now India hasn't approached for help but if they do China is willing to assist out of humanitarian considerations.
IAF on Twitter said that the wreckage of SU-30 Aircraft have been found today and search for FDR (Flight Data Recorder) and missing crew members is in progress.
Economic Times Defence page on Twitter tweeted that China said that it is ready to help India Trace the missing Sukhoi jet.
So the only condition here is, China is ready to assist India only if India asks for the assistance.
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