2 Army officers from R’than killed in Arunachal chopper crash


Jaipur, Oct 22 (IANS) Two Armed force officials from Rajasthan were killed following the accident of a High level Light Battle helicopter of the Indian Armed force in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang area, authorities said on Saturday, adding another jawan – – additionally from Rajasthan, is as yet absent.

There were 5 people remembering two pilots for the disastrous helicopter that crashed on Friday.


Major Vikas Bhambu of Jaipur, and Major Zakiuddin Bohra of Udaipur were killed in the accident.

Rohitashv Khairwa, an occupant of Khairwa ki Dhani close to Posana town in Udaipurwati region, couldn’t be followed even on the subsequent day.

Chief Nitin Chaudhary called Rohitashv’s better half and informed about the mishap. He said: “Sorry… we were unable to save anybody. Search is on for the missing jawans.”

A couple of hours before the accident, Khairwa addressed his significant other Subhita on Friday morning and vowed to return home after Diwali. He was working in the specialized wing of the Military.

The accident occurred around 25 km from Tuting central command.

Those participated in the escue tasks are confronting hardships because of absence of appropriate street network to crash site.

The accident occurred on Friday morning in Migging town, around 25 km from the locale central command. The helicopter, which took off from Likabali (in Assam), was on a normal fight.

Safeguard representative Lt. Col Mahendra Rawat said that the weather conditions was really great for continuing the inquiry procedure on Saturday.

“The pilots had in excess of 600 consolidated flying hours on ALH-WSI and more than 1800 help flying hours between them. The airplane was enlisted into administration in June 2015.

“Before the accident, the Airport regulation had gotten a ‘May Day’ call proposing a specialized or mechanical disappointment,” he said.