WATCH: Chinook helicopter takes off from Kedarnath with debris of IAF’s MI-17 helicopter

The debris of the MI-19 helicopter will be carried to a nearby airbase. The preparations for lifting the debris has been going on for the last 15 days. Recently, Air Force officers visited Kedarnath Dham and took stock of the damaged helicopter.
A Chinook helicopter takes off from a helipad in Kedarnath shrine on Saturday, with the debris of Indian Air Force's MI-17 helicopter which had met with an accident in 2018.(ANI)
A Chinook helicopter takes off from a helipad in Kedarnath shrine on Saturday, with the debris of Indian Air Force's MI-17 helicopter which had met with an accident in 2018.(ANI)
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 07:17 PM IST
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A Chinook helicopter on Saturday took off the debris of Indian Air Force’s MI-17 helicopter that caught fire following a collision with an iron girder while landing at the helipad near Kedarnath temple in 2018.

The debris of the MI-19 helicopter will be carried to a nearby airbase. The preparations for lifting the debris has been going on for the last 15 days. Recently, Air Force officers visited Kedarnath Dham and took stock of the damaged helicopter.

Chinook helicopter landed at the MI-17 helipad in Kedarnath on Saturday to carry back the debris of Indian Air Force’s MI-17 helicopter.

In 2018, the Air Force’s MI-17 helicopter crashed while landing on the helipad located behind the Kedarnath temple. In the incident, the pilot suffered a minor injury, while the helicopter was damaged. IAF had left the damged MI-17 there.

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