IAF chopper Mi-17 V5 crashes in Arunachal Pradesh, kills five Airforce personnel, critically injures one

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Tawang/Arunachal Pradesh, October 6: 5 Airforce personnel dead and one critically injured after the Airforce chopper Mi-17 V5 helicopter crashed in Tawang area in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday morning. The Indian Airforce has confirmed the tragic incident occurred in Arunachal Pradesh.

Reportedly the Airforce chopper was crashed during a training session. The ANI also reported that an Air Force chopper on training sortie crashes near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh.

The mishap has taken place around 6 AM this, morning when a Mi-17 V5 helicopter of the Indian Airforce which was on an Air Maintenance Mission crashed in Arunachal Pradesh. An inquiry into this incident was ordered, according to the Indian Airforce.