The arrested officer has been identified as Lt. Colonel Amrindar Singh Walia, a resident of Punjab.
Prior to the crash, the Air Traffic Control (ATC) had received a mayday call suggesting a technical or mechanical failure.
The Raksha Mantri was also slated to review infrastructure projects of Border Roads Organisation (BRO)
During the two-day visit from May 21 to May 22 to Arunachal Pradesh, Shah likely to review security and development, and interact with Army,
Besides, the Army probe, the Nagaland government too had set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the incident.
The CM in January this year, had promised “some positive development” on AFSPA, when it is up for review in February end
Once completed, it will be a lifeline as it will provide all weather connectivity to Tawang.
14 civilians including women, children and a critically ill heart-patient were rescued by the army team, a statement said.
Earlier, the Keithelmanbi Battalion of Assam Rifles, in a joint operation with Manipur Police apprehended an insurgent of KNF(P)
The team will submit its final report once it gets details from the Central Forensics Science Laboratory (CFSL)