Srinagar, August 06 : In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian army pilots who are missing since the crash of their helicopter on Tuesday have not been traced yet.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the India army soldiers along with navy divers continued operation to trace pilot and co-pilot of a helicopter of Indian Army’s aviation corps which crashed near Ranjit Sagar Dam in the Basohli area of Kathua, officials said.
The helicopter crashed around 1020 hours on Tuesday. Later, teams of police and Indian National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rushed to the site and started rescue operations. However, the success eluded them till evening when the operation was called off due to darkness.
On Wednesday, the army pressed navy divers into service to find the missing pilots. “There was no trace of the missing pilots as rescue operation by army and navy divers continued,” the officials told media.
So far, some helicopter parts were recovered along with a helmet, two big size bags and one shoe, the officials said.