According to the details, the aviation helicopter of the Indian military crashed near Tawang at around 10 am this morning, while on a routine flight with two pilots on board.
Both of the pilots were evacuated alive from the wrecked aircraft and shifted to the nearest military hospital but Military officer Lieutenant Colonel Saurabh Yadav succumbed to his severe injuries. The other pilot is still undergoing treatment.
“The cause of the crash is still not known. Details are being ascertained,” said an army statement cited by the publication.
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This was the second crash incident involving the army’s cheetah chopper in India this year. The first incident happened near the Line of Control in the Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The casualties in the incident were the same as in the latest crash.
Not only this but COAS India General Bipin Rawat also died in a helicopter crash last year.
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