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Soldiers' bodies in cartons: Controversy after Tawang air crash
Two days after seven military personnel were killed in a helicopter crash in Tawang, images of their bodies wrapped in plastic sacks and tied up in cardboard surfaced on Sunday, triggering an outrage. This prompted the army to come out with a tweet saying the wrapping of the bodies with local resources was an “aberration” and that the fallen soldiers are always given full military honour. IMAGE: Lt General HS Panag (retired) posted this image on Sunday lamenting the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
IAF chopper crashes 5 crew members, 2 armymen dead
An Indian Air Force (IAF) Mi-17 V5 helicopter ferrying kerosene to army’s forward posts on China border crashed in the Tawang area of Arunachal Pradesh killing five crew members and two army personnel on board. It was an early morning air maintenance flight ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago
IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal, seven dead
An Mi-17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh today, killing seven military personnel, a senior IAF official said. Five IAF personnel, including two pilots, and two armymen were killed in the crash near the remote town ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
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7 dead as IAF chopper crashes near Tawang
An Mi-17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday, killing all seven military personnel on board, officials said. Five IAF personnel, including two pilots, and two armymen were killed in the crash near the remote town of Tawang, close to the China border, around 6.30 am. The chopper had taken off from the Khirmu helipad near Tawang and was on its way to Yangste, said Tawang Superintendent of Police M K Meena said.   The Russian manufactured ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal, five dead
Five military personnel were killed while one sustained serious injuries when an Mi-17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed this morning near Tawang, a remote town of Arunachal Pradesh which is close to the border with China.The Mi-17 V5 chopper crashed ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal, 7 personnel killed
New Delhi:An Mi-17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh today, killing seven military personnel, a senior IAF official said. Five IAF personnel, including two pilots, and two armymen were killed in the crash near the ...
 Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago
Business Standard
1 killed, 5 injured as protest turns violent in Samastipur
One person was killed and at least five others were injured today when police allegedly opened fire on protesters for torching the force's vehicles and attempting to set ablaze a police station in Samastipur district.Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ...
 Business Standard14 hours ago
Outrage over soldiers’ bodies in cartons
Pictures of mortal remains of military personnel wrapped in cartons sparked outrage on social media causing embarrassment for the defence establishment on Air Force Day. The images reveal that after being wrapped in plastic bags the mortal remains were put in ...
 DNA1 week ago
IAF chopper's tail rotor flew off, causing crash: IAF chief
The tail rotor of the helicopter that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday had flown off, and the reason for it will be determined in a Court of Inquiry, Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa said on Sunday.At a ceremony to celebrate the 85th Air ...
 Prokerala1 week ago
DNA
Seven military men die in helicopter crash
Seven military personnel, including two pilots, died in a helicopter crash near Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang on Friday. The crash took place a day after Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa expressed concern over peacetime losses. A court of inquiry has been ordered, IAF ...
 DNA1 week ago
IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal, seven dead
An Mi-17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh today, killing seven military personnel, a senior IAF official said.Five IAF personnel, including two pilots, and two armymen were killed in the crash near the remote town of ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

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