Pilot Amongst 4 Killed as Protection force Airplane Crashes in J&K’s Budgam Amid LoC Tensions

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Pilot Amongst 4 Killed as Protection force Airplane Crashes in J&K’s Budgam Amid LoC Tensions


The jet crashed in an beginning self-discipline reach Garend Kalaan village in Budgam at 10.05 am, officers said.

Pilot Among 4 Killed as Military Aircraft Crashes in J&K's Budgam Amid LoC Tensions
The IAF jet that crashed in Budgam.
Srinagar:

All four personnel onboard an Indian protection force chopper had been killed on Wednesday when the plane crashed in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir amid border tensions with Pakistan.

The plane crashed in an beginning self-discipline reach Garend Kalaan village in Budgam at 10: 05 am, officers said. It broke into two and caught fire staunch now, senior officers said, adding that two bodies had been seen reach the positioning of fracture. The identification of the deceased would possibly maybe perchance moreover no longer be confirmed staunch now.

Senior defence officers said the plane, an MI-17 chopper, crashed after creating technical snag.

Alternatively, the Pakistan protection force claimed it had shot down the plane alongside with yet every other Indian jet after they “violated Pakistani airspace”. Predominant Typical Asif Ghafoor, the head of the media cruise of Pakistan’s protection force, had earlier claimed in a tweet that one amongst the plane fell in Jammu and Kashmir, whereas the opposite fell in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

The fracture took hiss a day after IAF warplanes struck a Jaish-e-Mohammed practicing camp in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, round 80 kilometres from the Line of Alter.

Meanwhile, Pakistani jets violated the Indian airspace as they entered border areas of Nowshera sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, PTI said, because it quoted unnamed officers.

In accordance with officers, the plane fracture is a separate incident and has nothing to attain with the Pakistani jets coming into Indian airspace. Officials said the Pakistani fighter jets that violated Indian air home in Nowshera sector had been staunch now repelled by IAF jet on air patrol.

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