Army Pilot Dies In Chopper Crash Near Line Of Control, Co-Pilot Critical



An Army Cheetah helicopter carrying BSF personnel crashed in north Kashmir (Representational)


An army pilot was killed and his co-pilot was critically injured after their Cheetah helicopter crashed near the Line of Control or LoC in north Kashmir’s Gurez sector today.

The helicopter was on its way to pick up a paramilitary soldier and evacuate him to hospital for treatment when it crashed in Tulial area of Gurez sector.

The cause of the crash was not known immediately, officials said, adding that the area where the accident took place is completely snowed out.

Further details are awaited.