Uttarakhand: Helicopter carrying flood-relief material crash-lands in Uttarkashi

DN Bureau

A helicopter carrying relief material to flood-ravaged Mori-Arakot areas crash-landed near a river in Tikochi area here on Friday, said District Magistrate Ashish Chauhan.

Helicopter carrying relief material for flood-ravaged Mori-Arakot crash-lands in Tikochi
Helicopter carrying relief material for flood-ravaged Mori-Arakot crash-lands in Tikochi

Tikochi: A helicopter carrying relief material to flood-ravaged Mori-Arakot areas crash-landed near a river in Tikochi area here on Friday, said District Magistrate Ashish Chauhan.

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People on board, including the pilot and co-pilot, have sustained minor injuries.

The reason of the crash is yet to be ascertained. A similar incident had taken place on Wednesday, in which three people were killed after a helicopter carrying relief material to the flood-affected areas in the district crashed.

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Relief and rescue operations are being carried out in the area following an incident of cloudburst and heavy rainfall earlier this week.(ANI)

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