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Two pilots dead as Army helicopter crash lands in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur

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Helicopter crashes in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur

Two pilots were killed when an Army helicopter crash-landed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district on Tuesday. The incident took place during a training sortie in a densely forested area of Patnitop area.

“Today, during a training sortie in Patnitop area, Indian Army’s Cheetah helicopter crash-landed in Shiv Garh Dhar area in the district,” a Jammu-based defence spokesman said.

The two pilots were injured in the incident and they were evacuated to a hospital. However, they succumbed to their injuries

The incident reportedly occurred between 10.30 am to 10.45 am, officials said, adding the chopper belonged to the Army Aviation Corps.

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