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Pilot Among 4 Killed as Military Aircraft Crashes in J&K's Budgam Amid LoC Tensions

Feb 27, 2019 09:29 AM IST India India

All four personnel onboard an Indian military chopper were killed on Wednesday when the aircraft crashed in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir amid border tensions with Pakistan.

The aircraft crashed in an open field near Garend Kalaan village in Budgam at 10:05 am, officials said. It broke into two and caught fire immediately, senior officials said, adding that two bodies were seen near the site of crash. The identity of the deceased could not be confirmed immediately.