Tawang: Five Indian Air Force Personnel were killed and one was critically injured after an Air force chopper crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh during a training sortie on Friday morning.
Indian Air Force confirmed the crash of an Mi-17 V5 helicopter in Arunachal Pradesh.
A court of inquiry has been ordered to probe the crash.
Quoting Indian Air Force official news agency ANI said, “Around 6 am today, an Mi-17 V5 helicopter while on an Air Maintenance mission crashed in Arunachal Pradesh. Court of Inquiry ordered.”
Rescue teams reached the crash site in Tawang near the Indo-China border and admitted the injured personnel to a local hospital.