IAF Copter Crash Lands in Kedarnath 

3 Apr, 2018 11:07 IST|Sakshi
There were eight people -- six passengers, pilot and co-pilot -- onboard but all are safe with minor injuries

Dehradun: An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crash-landed in Kedarnath on Tuesday, police said.

The accident took place when the MI-17 chopper was trying to land far from the Kedarnath shrine. There were eight people -- six passengers, pilot and co-pilot -- onboard but all are safe with minor injuries, an official told IANS. The hilly area is quite risky for helicopters.

On June 10, 2017, a chopper belonging to a Mumbai-based private aviation company crashed in Badrinath while taking off, killing an engineer onboard.

IANS

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