Today morning, during a regular training sortie, an Air force chopper crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. In this crash five Indian Air Force Personnel were killed and one person was critically injured. Indian Air Force confirmed the crash of an Mi-17 V5 helicopter in Arunachal Pradesh.
The helicopter chopper involved in today’s crash was carrying out an air maintenance mission and had taken off from the Tawang sector.
Rescue teams reached the crash site in Tawang near the Indo-China border and admitted the injured personnel to a local hospital.