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One pilot killed another rescued in injured condition after the crash

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By: Tariq Shah VOV


According to the news agencies quoting the government official’s one pilot was killed while another was rescued in injured conditions after an Indian Army Cheetah helicopter crashed in the Baraum area of the Tulail Gurez on Thursday afternoon.

Army had pressed the helicopter into service on the request of the government to airlift an ailing BSF soldier and crashed before reaching the Gurez sector, reports said.

An Army officer told GNS that the body of one pilot was recovered while another was evacuated in injured condition and admitted to hospital in serious condition.

A police officer said that there was a pilot and a co-pilot in the copter when it crashed into the snow-bound Baraum area this afternoon.

With GNS inputs

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