"The search for the crew and the missing plane is still on. There is no update on the situation," a Coast Guard official told IANS.
The aircraft took off around 6 p.m. on June 8 and there has been no news about its whereabouts after that. An official statement said the last contact with the aircraft was made at 9 p.m. on that day.
The last known location of the aircraft as per the Trichy radar was off Karaikal in Puducherry, where it was tracked till 9.23 p.m., 95 nautical miles south of Chennai.
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On June 9, the Coast Guard and the Indian Navy started search operations for the missing plane but has achieved no result so far.
Family members of the missing crew are still hoping for some good news, though a few of them feel India could have sought international help in the search operations.