Uttarakhand Helicopter Crash: All Three On-board died as Helicopter carrying relief material crashed in Uttarkashi

Uttarakhand Helicopter Crash: All Three On-board died as Helicopter carrying relief material crashed in Uttarkashi
Uttarakhand Helicopter Crash: All Three On-board died as Helicopter carrying relief material crashed in Uttarkashi

Uttarakhand Helicopter Crash: State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) Pro has announced that all the three persons, Captain Lal, Co-pilot Shailesh & a local person Rajpal, who were on-board the helicopter, have died in the crash. A team of 10 members has been sent to the site of the crash. The Helicopter was carrying relief material to flood-affected areas crashed in Uttarkashi, on Wednesday.

The Indian Air Force on Wednesday sent the relief material including food and water on two IAF helicopters from Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun to flood-affected Arakot in Uttarkashi district, out of which one helicopter crashed. Uttarkashi is already witnessing the havoc wreaked out by the cloudburst and now this. The helicopter which was taking the relief material has crashed in Uttarkashi.

Also Read: Uttarakhand Floods: Relief material sent on two Indian Air Force helicopters to flood-affected Arakot in Uttarkashi

Meanwhile, Uttarakhand CM, Trivendra Singh Rawat has announced a compensation of Rs 15 lakh to the next of kin of the persons who have lost their lives in the helicopter crash in Uttarkashi. As per reports, the helicopter was going from Mori to Moldi, in Uttarkashi district. Also, three people were on-board the helicopter. The three people on-board have been identified as Captain Lal, Co-pilot Shailesh & a local person Rajpal.

-PTC News