Indian Army Cheetah Helicopter Crashed In Bhutan

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An Indian Army Cheetah helicopter crashed in Bhutan in which both the pilots lost their lives. The Indian Army pilot who died in the crash was of Lt Col Rajneesh Parmar while the other was a Bhutanese Army pilot Captain Kazlang Wangdi, training with the Indian Army.

The incident took place when the Indian Army chopper was approaching Yonphula for landing, but instead, it crashed into the nearby hill Khentongmani. Both Indian and Bhutanese army officers were killed on the spot.

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According to the Indian Army Spokesperson, Col Aman Anand, An Indian Army Helicopter crashed at 1 pm near Yongphulla in Bhutan. Helicopter went out of radio and visual contact soon after 1 pm. It was enroute from Khirmu (Arunanchal Pradesh) to Yongfulla on duty.

The cause of crash is suspected to be a foggy weather. An inquiry has been ordered to investigate the actual cause of accident.

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