Pilot, co-pilot killed in Army copter crash in Kashmirtext_fields
Kashmir: An army helicopter on Wednesday crashed in Bandipora district of central Kashmir, killing a Lieutenant Colonel and a Major who were piloting the chopper, an Army spokesperson said.
The Dhruv helicopter of Army's aviation squadron based at Manasbal crashed about 30 minutes after it took off during a training sortie this evening, killing the two officers, he said here.
The chopper, which was on night flying training sortie, crashed at a hill in Safapora area of Bandipora, the spokesman said.
According to defence sources, the radio telephonic contact with the chopper was lost at 7.43 pm.