An Indian Army helicopter crashed in the Mandala hills of Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday. Search operations are on site to find missing pilots. Lt Col Mahendra Rawat, PRO Defence Guwahati, told news agency ANI that an Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter was out on an operational sortie and lost contact with the air traffic control ATC at around 09: 15 am today.
Lt Col Rawat said An Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter flying an operational sortie near Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh had lost contact with the ATC at around 09: 15 am today. It is reported to have crashed near Mandala, west of Bomdila.