JUST IN: Army helicopter crashes, two onboard officials survive crash
A helicopter belonging to the Indian army has crashed in Ranjit Sagar Dam of Pathankot district.
Reports revealed that the incident happened on Tuesday in the northern state of Punjab. However, no casualty was recorded in the incident, Naija News reports.
“We received information that an army helicopter has crashed in the lake. We rushed our teams to the spot,’’ a police official of Pathankot, Surendra Lamba said in a statement.
The reports noted that two pilots from the army aviation Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv helicopter on board survived the crash. Naija News learnt that the helicopter was on a routine sortie when the incident happened today.
“The weapon system integrated helicopter had taken off from Pathankot and met with the accident,’’ another report quoting its sources said.
In another news earlier, the Federal Aviation Administration in Califonia said it is investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed four people during the weekend.
According to reports, the tragedy happened on Sunday, August 1 in a remote area of Northern Califonia.
It was gathered that the helicopter plummeted from the sky and crashed into a field.
According to the Colusa County Sheriff’s Department, the Robinson R66 chopper crashed at 1:15 pm about 65 Mile northwest of Sacramento.