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IAF's MI-17 helicopter crash-lands in Uttarakhand

The Mi-17 was practising inter valley movement at the Ghastoli helipad between Badrinath and Mana Pass when the incident took place.

Published: 19th October 2016 02:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th October 2016 09:44 PM   |  A+A-

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By Online Desk

DEHRADUN: Several officers and men of 12 Grenadiers escaped with minor injuries when an Mi-17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force [IAF] crash-landed while carrying out a drill near Mana village in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district this morning.

The Mi-17 was practising inter valley movement at the Ghastoli helipad between Badrinath and Mana Pass when the incident took place, police sources said.

Prima facie it appeared as if the helicopter developed a technical snag, they added.



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