Army Helicopter Crash-Lands In J&K's Udhampur, 2 Pilots Injured: Report

"Today, during a training sortie in Patnitop area, Indian Army's Cheetah helicopter crash-landed in Shiv Garh Dhar area in the district," a Jammu-based defence spokesman told news agency Press Trust of India.

Army Helicopter Crash-Lands In J&K's Udhampur, 2 Pilots Injured: Report

2 pilots injured after an Army helicopter crash-landed in a forested area in J&K (Representational)

Jammu:

Two pilots were injured when an Army helicopter crash-landed in a dense forested area in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district today, officials said.

"Today, during a training sortie in Patnitop area, Indian Army's Cheetah helicopter crash-landed in Shiv Garh Dhar area in the district," a Jammu-based defence spokesman told news agency Press Trust of India.

He said that two pilots were injured in the incident and they were evacuated to a hospital. "Further update follows," the spokesman told Press Trust of India.

The incident reportedly occurred between 10:30 am to 10:45 am, officials said, adding that the chopper belonged to the Army Aviation Corps.
 

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