Uttarakhand: IAF chopper crash lands on helipad, no casualties

  • PTI, Dehradun
  • Updated: Oct 19, 2016 14:58 IST
IAF’s Mi-17 helicopter crash landed in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district on Wednesday. (PTI File Photo)

A Mi-17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crash-landed near Mana village in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand on Wednesday.

Some people on board received minor injuries when the helicopter carrying 15 people, including crew members, crash- landed on Thastoli helipad near Mana, police sources said.

Prima-facie a technical fault led to the crash-landing, the sources said.

The chopper has been damaged in the incident, they said.

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