JUST IN: Military Helicopter Crashes, Many Feared Dead

Reports reaching TM News indicates that Indian military helicopter crashed in a disputed area near the border with China on Friday, killing five soldiers, injuring one.

At the time of filing this report, It was not immediately clear what caused the collision.

“Five personnel have died and one is critically injured. Manpower and machines are on job to retrieve bodies and injured,” the officer said.

India’s Air Force has a high rate of crashes owing to its ageing fleet. More than 170 pilots have lost their lives over the last three decades.

Presently, India is spending billions of dollars to modernise its decades-old fleet.

Last modified on 06/10/2017

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