1. Uttarakhand: Indian Air Force Mi17 V5 chopper crashes during Army drill exercise

Uttarakhand: Indian Air Force Mi17 V5 chopper crashes during Army drill exercise

In a shocking development, an Indian Air Force Mi17 V5 chopper crashed near Mana Pass of Uttarakhand today during a drilling exercise at the Kumaon regiment at North of Badrinath, Joshi math sector.

By: | Published: October 19, 2016 12:10 PM
The chopper was being used by the Army's Kumaon regiment and the incident happened during the routine drill exercise was going on. (Representative photo: Reuters) The chopper was being used by the Army’s Kumaon regiment and the incident happened during the routine drill exercise was going on. (Representative photo: Reuters)

In a shocking development, an Indian Air Force Mi17 V5 chopper crashed near Mana Pass of Uttarakhand today during a drilling exercise of the Kumaon regiment at North of Badrinath, Joshi math sector. All are reported to be safe.

The chopper was being used by the Army’s Kumaon regiment and the incident happened during the routine drill exercise was going on.

The Kumaon regiment of the Indian Army is a decorated regiment of the infantry. The Kumon gets its recruits from Kumaonis and Ahirs of the state.

The news broke in around noon today.  as more details are awaited.

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