Red Cross chopper goes missing in Pakistan | india | Hindustan Times
  • Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018
  •   °C  
Today in New Delhi, India
Jul 18, 2018-Wednesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Red Cross chopper goes missing in Pakistan

The helicopter lost contact with the air control tower after leaving the northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday, a Red Cross official said.

india Updated: Jan 22, 2006 13:11 IST

A helicopter used by the International Committee of the Red Cross for its quake relief operations has gone missing in Pakistan with seven crew aboard, an official said on Sunday.

The helicopter lost contact with the air control tower after leaving the northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday, a Red Cross official said, on condition on anonymity. The helicopter had been chartered by Turkmenistan to the ICRC for relief work in the quake zone for the past three months.

It was returning to Turkmenistan, the official said, who did not give his name as he was not authorized to speak to the media.