In a tragic incident, an army ALH Dhruv helicopter crashed into the Chenab River in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. The incident occurred on Thursday morning, and three people were on board the helicopter at the time of the crash. The helicopter was on a routine sortie when the accident happened.
According to initial reports, the helicopter fell into the river, and a rescue operation was immediately launched by the army. Two of the three people injured on board, who were both pilots, were successfully rescued from the river. They have been shifted to a nearby hospital for medical treatment, and their condition is said to be stable.
The identity of the pilots and the third person on board is yet to be confirmed, and more details regarding the incident are awaited. A team of army officials has reached the spot to assess the situation, and an investigation has been launched to determine the cause of the crash.
Eyewitnesses reported that the helicopter crashed into the river with a loud noise, and soon after, rescue teams arrived on the scene. The crash has caused a stir in the area, and the local administration has requested people to maintain calm.
The army has expressed deep sorrow over the incident and has assured that they are doing everything possible to rescue the third person on board. The incident is a tragic reminder of the dangers faced by army personnel in the line of duty.
The entire nation stands with the brave soldiers of the Indian Army who risk their lives to protect the country’s sovereignty. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those affected by the tragic incident.