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

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