IAF helicopter crashes in Jammu, all safe

IAF helicopter crashes in Jammu, all safe

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Jammu An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crashed in Jammu on Tuesday morning. The crew and eight people on board are, however, said to be safe.

The Mi-26 crashed at the Jammu Air Force Station just above the runway after it had attained a height of 100 meters. It is the largest helicopter in the world. The IAF operates only a handful of these choppers.

The helicopter was on Indian Railways duty carrying material for track building.

More details are awaited.

Story First Published: December 14, 2010 10:29 IST

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