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Indian Army's Cheetah helicopter crashes in Arunachal's Bomdila

Search operations underway

cheetah helicopter Representative Image | Salil Bera

An Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter flying an operational sortie near Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh was reported to have lost contact with the ATC at around 9:15 am on Thursday, said a released issued by the Indian Army.

It is reported to have crashed near Mandala, West of Bomdila. Search parties have been launched.

According to reports, two pilots were onboard and the search for the missing pilots are underway. 

More details awaited. 

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