On Friday, an Advanced Light Combat helicopter operated by the Indian Army crashed near the Tuting area in the Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. According to the news agency ANI, the rescue team secured the crash site.
In the Upper Siang district, the crash occurred in Singging village, approximately 25 kilometers from Tuting headquarters. A police official told news agency ANI that the crash site could not be reached by road. “A rescue team has been dispatched, and all other details are pending,” said Jummar Basar, Superintendent of Police, Upper Siang.
Received very disturbing news about Indian Army’s Advanced Light Helicopter crash in Upper Siang District in Arunachal Pradesh. My deepest prayers 🙏 pic.twitter.com/MNdxtI7ZRq
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In the last month, there have been two incidents of Army helicopter accidents in the state. On October 5, a Cheetah helicopter crashed in the Tawang district, killing one of the two pilots. In March, another Cheetah helicopter crashed near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.
With agency inputs