Thursday, February 22, 2024

AS 350 Ecureuil helicopter of Pakistan Army crashes in Hunza

Seven people including two pilots sustain injuries when a Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) AS 350 Ecureuil helicopter  of Pakistan Army crash landed in Gilgit on Thursday.

That reported by aviation-safety.net.

The helicopter crashed upon takeoff and came down on the ground of Hunza Boys Degree College. The pilot was injured.

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In another report seven persons, among them two pilots, are said to be injured.

The Express Tribune reports the helicopter involved was a ‘Hughes OH-7’, but this model does not exist. The photo published by The Express Tribune shows an Eurocopter Ecureuil. There are no indications that this photo is an old file photo.

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