8 airmen killed in helicopter collision in India

first_imgNEW DELHI (AP) – An Indian air force spokesman says two air force helicopters have collided and crashed in the country’s west, killing all eight airmen aboard.Captain M.G. Mehta says the two Russian-made Mil MI-17 helicopters were on a routine training sortie when they collided and crashed into fields Thursday near the town of Jamnagar in Gujarat state.Eyewitnesses said one of the helicopters caught fire in the collision. 0 Comments   Share   4 sleep positions for men and what they mean Top Stories Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Patients with chronic pain give advice Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementcenter_img Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Mangled debris from the helicopters was scattered in fields near the air force base in Jamnagar.The air force has ordered an inquiry.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) 5 treatments for adult scoliosis Sponsored Stories last_img

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