Ministry of Defence

Mi-17 V5 Helicopter of IAF Crashes

Posted On: 27 FEB 2019 9:13PM by PIB Delhi


On 27 February 2019, one Mi-17 V5 helicopter of Indian Air Force got airborne from Srinagar airfield at 1000 hrs for a routine mission.  The helicopter crashed around 1010 hrs near Budgam, J&K.  All six air warriors on board the helicopter, suffered fatal injuries.  A court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate the accident.




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