IAF chopper crashes in Ladakh

Last Updated: Monday, November 8, 2010 - 15:36

Srinagar: An Air Force helicopter on a routine
flight to Siachen Glacier on Monday crashed in Ladakh region of
Jammu and Kashmir, injuring both the pilots on board.

The Cheetah helicopter crashed at 11.00 am while on a flight
to the icy heights of Siachen, defence sources said.

The pilots were injured in the crash and immediately
evacuated to Leh for treatment, they said.

Though the condition of both the pilots, whose identity
was not disclosed, was reported to be stable, they have been
referred to Delhi for treatment, the sources added.


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First Published: Monday, November 8, 2010 - 15:36

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