Indian Navy sends aircraft to rescue missing sailors of MV Emerald Star in Manila
ANI | Updated: Oct 16, 2017 09:13 IST
New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): An Indian Navy plane took off for Philippines's Manila to conduct a search and rescue operation for the missing sailors of MV Emerald Star, which sank North East of the capital city.
One P-8I (Navy 323) took off from its base at 11.45 p.m. last night and is expected to reach Manila at 9.00 a.m. local time (01:00 UTC).
Following that, the search and rescue operations will begin right away.
According to reports, the ship was carrying 26 Indians on board.