Pakistan army helicopter crashes in the Chenab
Posted on: 04:29 PM IST May 23, 2012
Lahore: A Pakistan Army helicopter with two personnel on board crashed into the Chenab River in Punjab province on Wednesday while on a routine flight, officials said.
A pilot and a trainee pilot were aboard the helicopter when it came down at a spot located 100 km from Lahore.
Officials said that the helicopter was on a routine flight from a base in Gujranwala when it lost contact with the control tower.
According to Mumtaz Rathore, a correspondent of a TV news channel, witnesses said they had seen the small helicopter crashing into the Chenab River.
The fate of the pilots could not immediately be ascertained.
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