Arunachal Pradesh chopper crash: 4 bodies of military personnel recovered

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ITANAGAR: Four bodies of military personnel were recovered who were in an ALH Dhruv helicopter which crashed on Friday in the Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Efforts are being made to recover the fifth body, Army officials said. A total of five personnel were on board the ill-fated chopper.

An Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) crashed near the Tuting area in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang district around 10:40 am today, according to Defence PRO, Guwahati.

Earlier today, Jummar Basar, Superintendent of Police Upper Siang, told ANI over the phone, “The site of the accident is not connected by road. A rescue team has been rushed.”

On October 5, an Indian Army pilot died in a Cheetah helicopter crash near the Tawang area of Arunachal Pradesh. (ANI)

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