Wednesday, October 19, 2011

ALH crash

Neelam Mathews
Oct 19, 2011

A Border Security Force (BSF) Advance Light Helicopter on anti-Naxal duty has crashed on the outskirts of Ranchi. Two pilots and a technician, were killed.

The ALH  Dhruv crashed in Khunti jungle after its engine caught fire.

The India Air Force has launched a rescue operation from Kalaikunda air base.

The reason for the crash was not yet known.

This is the fourth helicopter crash in the country within a year.

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