BSF helicopter crashes near Ranchi, three killed

PTI Ranchi | Updated on March 12, 2018

A BSF helicopter on anti-Naxal duty crashed on the outskirts of Ranchi today, killing two pilots and a technician on board.

The advanced light helicopter (ALH) Dhruv was going to Chaibasa from Ranchi when its engine caught fire and it crashed in Khunti jungle, a senior BSF official said.

All three on board the Pawan Hans chopper, Captain Thomas, Captain S.P. Singh and technician Manoj Kumar Swain, were killed in the mishap, he said.

A team of CRPF personnel deployed in the area for anti-Naxal operation has been rushed to the area. Air Force too launched a rescue operation from Kalaikunda air base.

Published on October 19, 2011

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