Chopper with three persons on board missing in Arunachal

A helicopter of state-run Pawan Hans with three persons on board including a senior police officer on Tuesday went missing after taking off from Dibrugarh for Khonsa district in Arunachal Pradesh.

PTI| Last Updated: Aug 04, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Guwahati: A helicopter of state-run Pawan Hans with three persons on board including a senior police officer on Tuesday went missing after taking off from Dibrugarh for Khonsa district in Arunachal Pradesh.

The Dauphin N3 helicopter lost touch with the Air Traffic Control after taking off at around 11 AM, company sources told PTI.

A senior police officer from Arunachal Pradesh is the lone passenger on board the twin-engine helicopter besides the pilot and co-pilot, they said.

"We are trying to contact the pilot but as of now no link has been established with the missing helicopter," the sources said.