Five IAF personnel dead, one injured as Mi-17 V5 chopper crashes in Arunachal

ANI | Updated: Oct 06, 2017 11:32 IST

Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], Oct. 6 (ANI): Five personnel of the Indian Air Force (IAF) died and one other got critically injured after a Mi-17 V5 helicopter crashed in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang district on Friday morning.

The IAF confirmed that the incident took place at around 6 am when the helicopter was on an air maintenance mission.

Court of Inquiry has been ordered in the regard.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)