Army chopper with 14 Corps commander aboard crashes in Ladakh, all safe

An Indian Army helicopter crashed in Jammu and Kashmir`s Ladakh on Tuesday.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sep 05, 2017, 20:17 PM IST
Army chopper with 14 Corps commander aboard crashes in Ladakh, all safe
Representational image (Pic courtesy: ANI)

Leh: An Indian Army helicopter, with the Leh Corps commander and a division commander, crashed in Jammu and Kashmir`s Ladakh on Tuesday.

The chopper, an Advanced Light Helicopter of the Indian Army, crashed at Tsogstalu Helipad in eastern Ladakh on Tuesday afternoon.

It had on board 14 Corps commander Lt Gen SK Upadhyay and 3 Div commander Maj Gen Savneet Singh. 

However, all its crew and passengers are safe and no major injuries have been reported.

Meanwhile, a Court of Inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

(With Agency inputs)