Air Force Helicopter From India Crashes
Authorities in New Delhi confirm a helicopter belonging to the Indian Air Force crashed Friday afternoon in a mountainous region of Arunachal Pradesh. An Air Force spokesman said the MI-17 helicopter was flying to Assam state when it crashed at 12:05.
All 12 passengers onboard were killed. The cause of the crash remains unknown and is being investigated by the military. ''The helicopter was on way to Guwahati. Since the weather was fair, it looks like there was some technical defect. A court of inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the exact reason,'' said an Air Force officer.
No other details were available.
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