Indian Army Cheetah helicopter crashes in Bhutan, two killed

New Delhi: An Indian Army Cheetah helicopter crashed near Yonphulla in Bhutan on Friday afternoon, reported news agency ANI.  Both the pilots on board lost their lives. 

The deceased pilots include a captain from the Royal Bhutan Army and a Lieutenant Colonel of the Army Aviation Corps. The Bhutanese Army pilot was training with the Indian Army, sources said.

The incident took place around 1 PM Indian Standard Time. Army sources said the helicopter had taken off from Khirmu in Arunachal Pradesh and was headed towards Yonphulla with two pilots on board.

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