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Army Helicopter Crash: Pilot dies, Co-pilot rescued says officials

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GUREZ:  The pilot of the Army’s Cheetah helicopter that crashed in the Gujran Nallah area of Gurez in Bandipora district was found dead while the co-pilot was rescued safely and is stable, officials said.

“The Cheetah helicopter got damaged fully while pilot lost his life and the co-pilot was traced alive and rescued safely,” they said.

An army chopper had crashed in the Gujran Nallah area in the Gurez valley following which a rescue operation was immediately launched.  The pilot and co-pilot had ejected safely, but the pilot sustained injuries and died. “The cause of the crash is being ascertained,” the officials said—(KNO)

 

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