An Indian Army helicopter crashed in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, resulting in the death of one pilot and injuring another.
According to Indian media reports, a Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Army crashed on Wednesday where the helicopter crashed near Taung in Arunachal Pradesh, resulting in the death of the pilot.
Indian media according to the report Military officials said the helicopter with two pilots was on a normal flight and both jumped off the helicopter, while both the pilots were shifted to a nearby hospital, where one of the pilots, Colonel Swarab Yadav, succumbed to his injuries. settle down
A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Army crashed today near Tawang area of Arunachal Pradesh. One pilot killed in accident: Army officer pic.twitter.com/5BErWZzRIH
— ANI (@ANI) 5 October 2022
According to Indian military officials, the cause of the helicopter crash was not immediately disclosed, but an investigation has been launched in this regard.
A statement issued by the Indian Army said that the Cheetah helicopter of Army Aviation crashed on October 5 during a routine flight in the forward area near Tawang.
While both the pilots were taken to a nearby military hospital, Lt Col Saurabh Yadav succumbed to his injuries, while the co-pilot is undergoing treatment, the statement said.