IAF helicopters collide mid air in Gujarat, eight killed

Gujarat Global News Network, Jamnagar

Two helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) collided mid-air near Jamnagar air base today morning in Gujarat. The helicopters were on a training sortie.

Eight Indian Air Force personnel Wg Cdr Vikram , Wg Cdr Saxena, Sqn Ldr Manoj, Flt Lt Srijit and 4 Engineers and gunners. There were four people on board each helicopter.

“The helicopters left at 12 noon and we got to know at 12:05 pm that both the sorties have crashed. Eight personnel have died in total; there were four in each chopper. The crash happened in the Air Force land, not a residential area,” Defence PRO, Gujarat, Captain MG Mehta said.

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