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  India   All India  18 Oct 2022  Five pilgrims and pilot killed in chopper crash near Kedarnath

Five pilgrims and pilot killed in chopper crash near Kedarnath

ANI
Published : Oct 18, 2022, 1:03 pm IST
Updated : Oct 18, 2022, 2:17 pm IST

The chopper was carrying Kedarnath pilgrims from Phata which crashed near Garu Chatti, officials said

Six people, including a pilot, were killed after a helicopter carrying the pilgrims crashed near Kedarnath. (ANI)
 Six people, including a pilot, were killed after a helicopter carrying the pilgrims crashed near Kedarnath. (ANI)

Kedarnath: Six people, including a pilot, were killed after a helicopter carrying the pilgrims crashed near Kedarnath.

The chopper was carrying Kedarnath pilgrims from Phata which crashed near Garu Chatti, officials said. A rescue operation is underway.

 Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia tweeted, "The helicopter crash in Kedarnath is extremely unfortunate. We are in touch with the State government to ascertain the magnitude of the loss, and are constantly monitoring the situation."

Tags: helicopter crash, kedarnath pilgrims
Location: India, Uttarakhand