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Two killed In Army Chopper Crash In Bhutan

New Delhi: Not less than two pilots have been reportedly killed after an Indian Military helicopter crashed close to Yonphulla in Bhutan on Friday, defence sources mentioned.

The incident came about round 1 p.m. Military sources mentioned the helicopter had taken off from Khirmu in Arunachal Pradesh and was headed in the direction of Yonphulla with two pilots on board

As per sources, the deceased pilots embrace a captain from the Royal Bhutan Military and a Lieutenant Colonel of the Military Aviation Corps.

The wreckage was positioned after a floor search and rescue operation launched instantly from Yonphulla.

“The helicopter went out of radio and visual contact soon after 1 p.m. The information about the crash reached soon thereafter following which search operations began,” mentioned an Military official.

Search and rescue operations have been additionally launched by the Indian Air Pressure and Military helicopters to find the wreckage.

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