Friday, February 16, 2018

2 pilots killed in Indian Air Force chopper crash in Assam, inquiry ordered into incident

New Delhi: Two pilots who were onboard an Indian Air Force (IAF) microlight helicopter in Assam's Majuli island died after it crashed today. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident to ascertain the cause of the crash.
Police in the island district confirmed the deaths. The incident took place at Sumoimari Chapori, a police officer said, adding that Defence and IAF personnel were on their way to Majuli.
It is suspected that the crash took place due to technical reasons, the officer added.
15/02/18 India Today