Army helicopter carrying senior defence officials crashes in Tamil Nadu

The mishap happened at Nanjappanchathiram area amid heavy mist and early visuals showed the helicopter in flames. There was no immediate information on possible casualty or injuries.
Army helicopter carrying senior defence officials crashes in Tamil Nadu
The mishap happened at Nanjappanchathiram area amid heavy mist and early visuals showed the helicopter in flames. [Screengrab]ANI/Twitter

Coimbatore, Dec 8: An Army helicopter carrying about 3-4 senior officials including 'top' officers crashed near Coonoor in the nearby hilly Nilgiris district on Wednesday, police sources said.

The chopper was on its way from the Sulur IAF base to the Defence Services College (DSC) at Wellington when it crashed, they said.

The mishap happened at Nanjappanchathiram area amid heavy mist and early visuals showed the helicopter in flames. There was no immediate information on possible casualty or injuries.

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