Arunachal Pradesh: 2 Pilots Killed In Army Chopper Crash

Two pilots die after Army helicopter crashes in Arunachal Pradesh - Sakshi Post

Two pilots on board a Cheetah helicopter of the Army were killed when it crashed near Mandala in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday morning.  The deceased officers have been identified as Lt Colonel VVB Reddy and his co-pilot Major Jayanth A, he said.
Defence spokesperson Lt Colonel Mahendra Rawat said in Guwahati that the helicopter was on an operational sortie from Missamari in Assam's Sonitpur district to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. The flight encountered “inconducive weather” and was returning to Missamari when it crashed, he said.
Lt Colonel Vuppala Vinay Bhanu Reddy, was a native of Bommalaramaram in Yadadri district. He was the second son of Narsimha Reddy and Vijayalakshmi,  and VVB Reddy’s wife Spandana is a dentist with the Indian army. Lt Col Reddy's last rites are likely to be performed on March 18.

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