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One pilot dies in army helicopter crash in Tawang

Staff Reporter

Tawang, October 5: In a tragic incident, Indian Army ALH (Cheetah) helicopter reportedly crashed at Nyamjang Chu near BTK area of Jemeithang Circle, Tawang on Wednesday around 10 a.m. during a routine sortie.

Two pilots, Lt. Col. Surav Yadav and Major Meridul Agrawal, have been identified on board.

The Indian Army reported that Lieutenant Colonel Yadav succumbed to his wounds and Major Agarwal was taken to the Military Hospital in Lungla.

Defense Pro Lt. Col. A cause of The crash At this point is unknown.

Details are checked.

Chief Minister Bima Kandu expressed her sadness over tragic helicopter crash in for him home region.

“hurt news of crash of Indian Army helicopter. I in touch with army officers for All possible Help and prayer for fast recovery of injured pilots” CM Khandu added.

timetable of Aircraft accidents in Arunachal since 1995

June 6, 1995: Mi-8 helicopter crashed near the village of Belo in Taksim Yumcha of West Siang District, killing the seven on board.

November 14, 1997: Union MoS for Defense NVN Somu and three others died when the four-seater cheetah crashed near Tawang.

February 26, 2001: MI-8 . chopper of The Israeli Air Force crashed near Zero, in Lower Subansiri District, killing All six Crew members returning from Tali after a ration flight.

May 8, 2001: Pawan Hans helicopter crashed near Sissa in west cumming, killing education minister Dera Natong, Education secretary Sanji Laden and four others.

June 9, 2009: The AN-32 crashed near Tatu, killing all 13 defenses personnel on boardwhile returning from Mchuka.

November 19, 2010: Mi-17 . helicopter of IAF crashed in Bomdir, near Tawang, claiming people’s lives of 19 people on board.

April 19, 2011: Mi-17 Pawan Hans helicopter crashed while trying to land in Tawang, you take lives of 17 people.

April 30, 2011: Pawan Hans single-engine, five-seat helicopter carrying a chief minister Dorji Khandu died. Organizations of All five were recovered after five days.

August 12, 2015: Pawan Hans helicopter lost after taking it off from Konsa, in Al-Tarab district with DC Kamlesh Joshi and two pilots on board. They all died in The crash.

May 25, 2017: two pilots of The Israeli Air Force died after a Sukhoi-30 fighter jet crashed near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.

July 4, 2017: Helicopter of The Israeli Air Force has disappeared near Sagale on Relief and rescue operation. Three IAF and one IRBn personnel Die.

October 6, 2017: Five Israeli Air Force crew members and two army officers were killed after a Mi-17 V5 helicopter of The Israeli Air Force crashed near Tawang.

June 3, 2019: Thirteen IAF personnel killing in AN-32 crash Near Siang District.

October 5, 2022: ALH helicopter (Fahd) of Indian army crashed at Nyamjang Chu near BTK area of Jemeithang circle of Tawang during a routine flight. The pilot, Lt. Col. Surav Yadav, died of his injuries.

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