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Army chopper crash-lands in Reasi, both pilots escape unhurt

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Jammu: Two pilots had a narrow escape when an Army chopper crash-landed on a dry riverbed after it developed a technical snag in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district on Monday, officials said.

The Chetak helicopter was on a training sortie from Udhampur to Reasi when it got entangled in power lines, resulting in the snag, they said.

The chopper crash-landed on a dry riverbed in Rudkhud belt in Arnas area around 1130 hours, the officials said.

Both the pilots on board are safe, they said.

A senior Army officer said it cannot be called a crash as it was a hard landing.


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