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Indian Air Force chopper crash lands in J&K; passengers, crew safe

PTI
Published : May 23, 2018, 1:41 pm IST
Updated : May 23, 2018, 1:41 pm IST

The helicopter was on a routine sortie from Jammu when it crash-landed at the Natha Top helipad around 9.50 am.

A court of inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident. (Photo: File | Representational)
 A court of inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident. (Photo: File | Representational)

New Delhi: A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Air Force crash-landed in Natha Top in Jammu and Kashmir soon after it took off on a routine sortie on Wednesday morning, official sources said in Delhi.

The two passengers and two crew members on board the military chopper were safe, they said. The helicopter was on a routine sortie from Jammu when it crash-landed at the Natha Top helipad around 9.50 am, the sources said. A court of inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

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