23-May-12 Schweizer S300 Wazirabad, Pakistan (2F)

Helicopter crashed into a river on a training flight.  Student pilot Captain Shmer and instructor Major Zahid Bari missing, presumed dead due to the fast flow rate of the river. Update – student’s body recovered some days later.  Helicopter type confirmed from 26s in to this video

Date
May 23, 2012
Make
Schweizer
Model
S300C
Location
Chenab river near Wazirabad, on local flight out of Gujranwala
Country
Pakistan
CivilMilitary
Military
Fatal
2
Operator
Pakistan-Army
Link 1
http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/national/23-May-2012/army-chopper-crashes-into-chenab-river
Link 2
http://www.paksoldiers.com/2012/05/23/pakistan-army-chopper-crashes-into-chenab-river/
Link 3
http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-111003-Capt-Ahmers-body-recovered-from-Chenab-River

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