AN-32 crash: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore ex-gratia for kin of deceased IAF personnel Rajesh Kumar

The AN-32, a Russian-made aircraft, went missing on 3 June, around 30 minutes after taking off from Jorhat in Assam for Menchuka in Arunachal Pradesh.

Press Trust of India June 22, 2019 10:05:52 IST
AN-32 crash: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore ex-gratia for kin of deceased IAF personnel Rajesh Kumar
  • Kejriwal also met Kumar's family in Delhi and assured that a job would be given to the family member of the deceased

  • Thirteen IAF personnel were killed when the AN-32 aircraft, which had taken off from the Johrat Air Force station in Assam

  • The mortal remains of the 12 other IAF personnel were flown to Delhi.

New Delhi: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced Rs 1-crore assistance to the family of Air Force personnel Rajesh Kumar who lost his life in the AN-32 crash recently.

Kejriwal also met Kumar's family in Delhi and assured that a job would be given to the family member of the deceased.

Thirteen IAF personnel were killed when the AN-32 aircraft, which had taken off from the Johrat Air Force station in Assam for Mechuka along Indo-China border, crashed on 3 June.

The mortal remains of the 12 other IAF personnel were flown to Delhi.

"Delhi CM @ArvindKejriwal paid visit and offered his condolences to the family of Late Rajesh Kumar, who recently lost his life in AN-32 crash. Chief Minister announced to give Rs 1 crore compensation to the family and also a job to kin," the Aam Aadmi Party tweeted.

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