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Army’s Cheetah helicopter crashes near Sukna in West Bengal, 3 officers dead

 PTI |  2016-11-30 15:59:04.0  |  Kolkata

Army’s Cheetah helicopter crashes near Sukna in West Bengal, 3 officers dead

Army officials said the chopper crashed around 11.45 am when it was returning to the camp’s helipad at Sukna, near Silgirui, from a routine mission.

While three officers died on the spot, the JCO was evacuated and admitted to a hospital in a critical condition.

The army’s 33 Corps is based at Sukna and all aircraft of the Army are run by Army Aviation Corps.

A Court of Inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

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