Indian Army HAL Cheetah Helicopter Crashes In J&K

Indian Army HAL Cheetah Helicopter Crashes In J&K
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An Indian Army HAL Cheetah helicopter crashes in Shiv Garh Dhar of Udhampur district, Jammu and Kashmir. Both pilots died in the crash. The helicopter was destroyed.

“Today, during a training sortie in Patnitop area, Indian Army’s Cheetah helicopter crash-landed in Shiv Garh Dhar area in the district,” a Jammu-based defence spokesman said.

The incident reportedly occurred between 10:30 am and 10:45 am, officials said, adding the chopper belonged to the Army Aviation Corps.

Both the pilots were major rank officers, a senior army officer. “We shifted them to hospital but unfortunately both lost their lives,” the official continued.

Major Rohit Kumar & Major Anuj Rajput died in the line of duty.

Videos were circulating on social media showing the crashed helicopter and locals trying to help the people inside.

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