IAF copter crashes, pilot injured

August 22, 2011 19:27
IAF copter crashes, pilot injured

helicopterAn IAF helicopter crashed in the fields near Bommarasipet village of Shamirpet Mandal in Rangareddy district today. The crash took place 40 km off Hyderabad.

The lone pilot, flying the helicopter, ejected out of the copter through parachute but sustained serious injuries.  “The injured pilot was shifted to a nearby hospital,” said Ch. Dwaraka Tirumala Rao, Cyberabad police commissioner. 

Police teams have rushed to the accident spot and the reasons for the crash would be known only after investigation, he said.

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