New Delhi | ‘Cheetah’ Crash! A big and sad news has come out from Arunachal Pradesh on Dussehra. Here an army helicopter has crashed in which a pilot has been martyred. On Wednesday morning, the Indian Army’s helicopter ‘Cheetah’ took off but it crashed shortly after.
Confirming the accident, Indian Army officials said that the pilot of the Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Army crashed today in Tawang area of Arunachal Pradesh, losing its life. According to the information, the helicopter crashed near BTK area of Jamithang circle. The Cheetah helicopter was returning after dropping off the General Officer Commanding of the 5th Infantry Division in the Surva Samba area.
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Army’s Cheetah helicopter, which was flying in the forward area near Tawang, crashed during a routine flight at around 10 am. Both the pilots were taken to the nearest military hospital: Indian Army official
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‘Cheetah’ Crash! Army officials are investigating the cause of the accident. It was told that the accident happened during a routine flight at around 10 am on Wednesday. Two pilots were on board the crashed Cheetah helicopter. Both the pilots were badly injured as a result of the accident. He was immediately taken to the nearest military hospital. Where a pilot was declared dead during treatment.
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Lt Col Saurabh Yadav martyred
The pilot who was killed in the helicopter crash has been identified as Lt Col Saurabh Yadav. At the same time, the treatment of the injured pilot is going on.
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