Army helicopter crashes near Ranjit Sagar dam

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NEW DELHI: An Army helicopter crashed near the Ranjit Sagar dam on Tuesday, said Pathankot SSP Surindera Lamba.
"We have received information that an Army helicopter has crashed in the lake. We have rushed our teams to the spot," Lamba told PTI over phone.
There were no immediate reports of any casualty, he further said. The dam is located about 30 km from Punjab's Pathankot.
Both the pilots from the Army Aviation ALH Dhruv helicopter, which crashed in Ranjit Sagar Dam, are safe, ANI reported quoting its sources in the army.
"The Weapon System Integrated helicopter had taken off from Pathankot (Punjab) and met with the accident during a routine sortie," sources said.
(With inputs from agencies)


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