IAF’s Mi-17 helicopter crashes in Jammu&Kashmir

IAF’s Mi-17 helicopter crashes in Jammu&Kashmir

Srinagar, Feb27; An Indian Air Force (IAF) Mi-17 transport chopper crashed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday morning.

6 IAF personnel along with a civilian lost their lives in the crash, which happened at an open field near Garend Kalaan village in Naslapur area of the district around 10.40 am.

The reason of the crash is still not clear.

The identities and details of the personnel are yet to be ascertained, but the civilian died in the crash was identified as Kifayat Hussain Ganaie (20), a local resident who was basking in the sun when the chopper crashed onto him in a brick kiln.

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