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Indian army helicopter crash kills 2 pilots on board

Christian Fernsby |
The Indian Army said its helicopter crashed in Bhutan on Friday killing two pilots.

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“In an unfortunate incident, an Indian army helicopter has crashed at 1 p.m. near Yongphulla in Bhutan. The helicopter went out of radio and visual contact soon after 1 p.m. The helicopter was on way from Khirmu (Arunanchal) to Yongphulla on duty," Indian Army Spokesman Col. Aman Anand said in a statement.

The deceased were identified as Lt-Col. Rajneesh Parmar from the Indian Army and Capt. Kalzang Wangdi from the Royal Bhutan Army.

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