IAF microlight chopper crashes in Assam, two pilots dead

Arnima Dwivedi

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Published on 15 Feb 2018 10:45 AM GMT

IAF microlight chopper crashes in Assam, two pilots dead
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Guwahati: A microlight helicopter of the Indian Air Force with two pilots on board crashed on Thursday in Assam's Majuli island, killing both.

Police in the island district confirmed the incident and the deaths.

The incident took place at Sumoimari Chapori, a police officer said, adding that Defence and IAF personnel were on their way to Majuli.

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It is suspected that the crash took place due to technical reasons, the officer added.

--IANS

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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