IAF helicopter crash kills one, injures others

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Lucknow, Nov 26: An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crashed in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district. One crew member was killed and others received serious injuries, the police said Wednesday, Nov 26. ''The mishap took place Wednesday, Nov 26 at around 12.30 pm in Oonchagaon village in Bareilly,'' district police chief Vinod Kumar Singh told sources on phone.

The injured crew has been admitted to the district hospital, he added. According to the police, minutes before the incident, the chopper moved jerkily in the air and fell into the Ramganga river in the village. Bareilly is about 300 km from Lucknow. ''There were only two people, a pilot accompanied by a co-pilot, inside the chopper,'' said Singh. Air force officials have been informed, he added.

OneIndia News (With inputs from agencies)

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