5th Oct 2022 10:10:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ES Reporter 

TAWANG, Oct 5: A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Army crashed in the forward area near Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh  on Wednesday morning, killing one of the two pilots onboard.
The incident happened around 10 am during a routine sortie in a forward area, a press statement from the PRO Defence stationed at Tezpur said. 
The two pilots on board were rushed to the nearest military hospital where one of the pilots Lt Col Saurabh Yadav, who was critically injured succumbed to injuries during treatment.  The second pilot is under medical treatment. 
The cause of the crash was not immediately known, the statement said.

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