Pakistan Army helicopter crashes, 2 injured

Two pilots of the Pakistan Army were injured when a helicopter crashed in the central Punjab province on Monday, police said.

PTI| Updated: Oct 28, 2013, 18:33 PM IST

Lahore: Two pilots of the Pakistan Army were injured when a helicopter crashed in the central Punjab province on Monday, police said.

The helicopter came down in an open area inside Rahwali Cantonment in Gujranwala district, 80 km from the provincial capital of Lahore.

Officials said the pilot and co-pilot bailed out of the helicopter before it fell and caught fire. They suffered injuries and were taken to the Combined Military Hospital in Gujranwala.

The crash was caused by a technical fault, the officials said without giving details.