An Indian Army helicopter has crashed in the Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar region and multiple injuries have been reported.
An Indian Army Helicopter has crashed in the Kishtwar region of Jammu and Kashmir. The helicopter was flying with 2 Indian Army officers on board. Officials earlier said the helicopter was carrying three people, including a commanding officer. As per the preliminary reports, the helicopter is ALH Dhruv (Advanced Light Helicopter). At least two people onboard the ill-fated chopper have been injured severely.
The crash took place in a forested area in Jammu and Kashmir Kishtwar district, officials said. The pilot and co-pilot were rescued in an injured condition. Rescue operation has been launched.
An Army ALH Dhruv Helicopter crashed near Kishtwar, Jammu & Kashmir.
Earlier this March, two pilots were killed after an Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed near the Mandala hills area in Arunachal Pradesh, reported ANI. A search operation was carried out by the Indian Army, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and police after the crash.