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Co-pilot of Indian Army helicopter that crash-landed in J-K's Kathua district critical

The co-pilot, Captain Anjani Kumar Singh, is still critical, a Northern Command spokesperson said.

Published: 26th January 2021 08:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th January 2021 08:58 PM   |  A+A-

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Officials are investigating into the reason behind the mishap. (Representational Image)

By PTI

JAMMU: The condition of a co-pilot continues be critical on Tuesday after a Dhruv helicopter crash-landed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district the previous day, officials said.

A pilot was killed after the Indian Army's advanced light helicopter, which was coming from Pathankot, made a crash-landing in Basholi belt, police had said.

The co-pilot, Captain Anjani Kumar Singh, is still critical, a Northern Command spokesperson said.

The mortal remains of Lt Col Rishubh Sharma is shifted to Delhi by service aircraft, accompanied by his wife, five-year-old son and parents who were incidentally at Pathankot on a visit.

"The cremation is at his hometown in Faridabad," the spokesperson said.

Officials are investigating into the reason behind the mishap.



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