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Indian Army Advanced Light Helicopter crashes in Ladakh region

06 September 2017

Several Indian Army (IA) personnel, including two generals, survived with only minor injuries the crash of their Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) on 5 September in India’s Himalayan region of Ladakh.

Officials said the IA’s twin-engine ALH, which is built by state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, hit the ground shortly after taking off from the Tsogstalu helipad.

An investigation into the incident has been launched.

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