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5 IAF personnel, 2 Armymen die as chopper crashes in Arunachal

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Oct 6, 2017, 10:57 am IST
Updated : Oct 6, 2017, 1:24 pm IST

Indian Air Force confirmed the crash of an Mi-17 V5 helicopter in Arunachal Pradesh.

Court of Inquiry has been ordered into the crash incident. (Photo: PTI/Representational)
 Court of Inquiry has been ordered into the crash incident. (Photo: PTI/Representational)

Tawang: Five Indian Air Force Personnel, 2 from Indian Army were killed and one was critically injured after an Air force chopper crashed in Arunachal Pradesh during a training sortie on Friday morning.

Indian Air Force confirmed the crash of an Mi-17 V5 helicopter in Arunachal Pradesh.

Court of Inquiry has been ordered into the crash incident.

Quoting Indian Air Force official news agency ANI said, "Around 6 am today, an Mi-17 V5 helicopter while on an Air Maintenance mission crashed in Arunachal Pradesh. Court of Inquiry ordered."

Tags: chopper crash, indian air force, air force personnel dead, air force personnel injured, mi-17 v5 helicopter crash
Location: India, Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang