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Kedarnath: IAF chopper makes crash-landing; no casualties

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Published on 3 April 2018 5:01 AM GMT

Kedarnath: IAF chopper makes crash-landing; no casualties
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Dehradun: An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crash-landed in Kedarnath on the early morning of Tuesday.

There were eight people including six passengers, pilot and co-pilot onboard in which four people sustained minor injuries.

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The accident took place when the MI-17 chopper was trying to land far from the Kedarnath shrine.

The hilly area is quite risky for helicopters.

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It may be mentioned that, on June 10, 2017, a chopper belonging to a Mumbai-based private aviation company crashed in Badrinath while taking off, killing an engineer onboard.

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