21-Apr-11 HAL Dhruv Lachung, India (4F)

“Though it seems that the helicopter had crashed owing to the inclement weather, a court of inquiry has been ordered,” quoting the Indian Army.  Deceased quoted at pilots – Lt. Jepa and Lt. Col Bhatia of the Indian Air Force and soldiers Naib Subedar Rana and Naik Panth of 8 Gorkha Rifles

Date:
21 April, 2011
Make:
HAL
Model:
Dhruv
Location:
Shiv Mandir area of Sikkim, 15 km north of Lachung
Country:
India
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
4
Operator:
Indian-Army
Link:
http://www.indiablooms.com/NewsDetailsPage/newsDetails220411d.php
Link:
http://www.hindu.com/2011/04/23/stories/2011042352060100.htm

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