Lt. Colonel Rahul and Major Tahir of Bandipora among dead: Tanveer-Ul-Ahad 

An army helicopter Wednesday crashed in Bandipora district of central Kashmir, killing a LieutenantColonel and a Major who were piloting the chopper, an Army spokesperson said. The chopper, which was on night flying training sortie, crashed at a hill in Safapora area of Bandipora, the spokesman said. The dead has been identified as Lt. Colonel Rahul Gulati and Major Tahir Khan of Bandipora.

Meanwhile, they said, a court of inquiry ordered into the mishap will ascertain the exact reason for the crash.

Courtesy: MEDIA SOURCES

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