Mi-17 V5 Helicopter of IAF Crashes

Press Information Bureau 
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
27-February-2019 18:41 IST
Mi-17 V5 Helicopter of IAF Crashes 

On 27 February 2019, one Mi-17 V5 helicopter of Indian Air Force got airborne from Srinagar airfield at 1000 hrs for a routine mission. The helicopter crashed around 1010 hrs near Budgam, J&K. All six air warriors on board the helicopter, suffered fatal injuries. A court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate the accident.