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Navy surveillance aircraft crashes off Goa coast

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March 25,New Delhi: An Indian Navy surveillance aircraft crashed south-west off Goa coast with two officers missing while one has been rescued.

The Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which was on a routine training sortie, crashed about 25 nautical miles south-west off Goa coast last night.

The Navy has ordered a Board of Inquiry into the crash.

A full-scale search and rescue operation involving nine ships and few aircraft was launched, the Navy said.

"One survivor has been rescued.