Army chopper crashes in Arunachal Pradesh; search op underway

By Dinkle Popli -- October 21st 2022 12:13 PM -- Updated: October 21st 2022 12:15 PM

Itanagar, October 21: A military chopper crashed on Friday near Singging village, 25 kilometres away from the Tuting headquarters in the Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

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Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) crashed near Tuting area in Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Siang district today at around 10:40 am today, according to Defence PRO, Guwahati. Jummar Basar, Superintendent of Police Upper Siang, told ANI over phone, "The site of the accident is not connected through road. A rescue team has been rushed and all other other details are awaited."

Further details are awaited.

Earlier on October 5 this year, an Indian Army pilot lost his life in a Cheetah helicopter crash near Tawang area of Arunachal Pradesh.

"The Cheetah helicopter flying in forward areas near Tawang crashed at around 10:00 AM during a routine sortie. Both the pilots were evacuated to the nearest Military Hospital," Army officials had said.

(This is a breaking news, for more details please stay tuned)

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-PTC News

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