Indian Air Force choppers collision leaves six defence personnel dead
Six defence personnel were killed after two MI-17 choppers of Indian Air Force collided in Gujarat on Thursday.
The choppers collided midair just after take off from an air base near Sarmat village of Jamnagar district in Gujarat, Times of India reported.
The villagers, who witnessed the accident, said the two choppers collided soon after take off and crashed near the village, 15 kms from Jamnagar city.
The choppers were on training sortie, according to the officials.
"Two MI-17 choppers have collided midair in which at least six persons have died," the report quoted SP Jamnagar Harikrishna Patel as saying. nepalnews.com