IAF helicopter crash-lands in Arunachal Pradesh, pilots safe

Arunachal, Nov 18: An Indian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter crash-landed in eastern Arunachal Pradesh with two pilots and three crew members. All of them are safe.

As per the source, the helicopter was carrying out a maintenance sortie in the area when the incident took place. A court of inquiry will be ordered to ascertain the reasons for the incident.

In September, two pilots were killed when an Army helicopter crash-landed on a hill in the Shiv Garh Dhar area, near Patnitop tourist resort in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.

On August 3, two pilots were killed after an Army helicopter crashed into Ranjit Sagar Dam Lake near Pathankot.