Dehradun: Helicopter travelling with Kedarnath pilgrims crashed in Uttarakhand. The incident took place by noon and six people were killed. The rescue operations are taking place and there are indications that seven people including two pilots were killed.
The accident occurred when reaching Phatta. As per the primary information, the helicopter caught fire soon after taking off. Police force and disaster management team have reached the place. They have been trying to recover the dead bodies.
Union Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has tweeted that the incident was shocking and totally unexpected. He also said that more details on the incident are being taken with the help of the state government.