The crash took place in Migging village, which is located 25 kms away from the Tuting headquarters in the district.
At least six people died after a helicopter carrying Kedarnath pilgrims from Phata in Uttarakhand crashed today. Administration team is at the spot for relief and rescue work, informed Abhinav Kumar, Special Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister.
One pilot of an army helicopter that crashed in the Gurez border area in J&K's Bandipora district on Friday was killed while the other sustained injuries, officials said.
Sources said the inquiry ruled out any possibility of technical errors or mechanical defects. The chopper was a Russian made Mi-17V5 helicopter, considered extremely reliable and safe.
India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Rawat and his wife Madhulika were killed, along with 11 others, in a tragic helicopter crash near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on December 8.
One such incident happened 58 years ago on November 22, 1963 in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, in which Lieutenant General Daulat Singh and Lieutenant General Bikram Singh were victims.
Latur (Maharashtra): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and five others had a providential escape when their chopper crash-landed after it got entangled in overhead wires in Latur district on Thursday, officials said. The state government’s Sikorsky helicopter VT-CMM took offf from Nilanga town, near Latur around noon with six persons, including Fadnavis, two crew members […]