Three Killed as IAF Helicopter Crashes in UP

Published: 01st October 2014 11:52 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st October 2014 11:52 AM   |  A+A-


LUCKNOW: Three people were killed when an Indian Air Force helicopter crashed in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district Wednesday morning, officials said.

The pilot, co-pilot and an engineer died in the crash which took place around 8 a.m. in Nakatiya, a rural area of Bareilly.

Officials said the chopper caught fire soon after take off and crashed. Fire tenders were rushed, but none of the passengers could be saved, an official said.

The chopper is a Cheetah helicopter.

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