IAF MI-17 V5 crashes in Gaurikund, 8 killed

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  1. Poseidon

    Poseidon Regular Member

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    Mi-17 V5 helicopter on rescue mission to Guptkashi crashed in Gaurikund: 8 persons on board including 5 IAF personnel, 3 civilians killed.
     
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    sayareakd Moderator Moderator

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    RIP, brave men they went to save others.
     
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    R.I.P. this is so sad :(

    @Poseidon
    How do you know that its a Mi 17 V5???
     
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    Poseidon Regular Member

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    Some reports say all 19 people onboard dead.

    Of the 19 people who were onboard 9 belonged to NDRF,6 to IAF and 4 others.
     
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    RIP brave men.
     
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  7. Snuggy321

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    PS: It has been confirmed that it was a V5
     
  8. Ankit Purohit

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    RIP ,Service before self
     
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    RIP brave soldiers, saving lives in times of peace and war.
     
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    Bhadra Defence Professionals Defence Professionals Senior Member

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    My salute to the brave haearts
     
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    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    This is more sad then the flood deaths, brave men were not doing picnic they were saving other's lives :( :(
    Bhagwan unhe Moksha pradan karen!
     
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    They died doing their duty RIP
     
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    why rahul gandhi was not in that??:sarcastic::sarcastic:


    Any how RIP to soldiers who died in the line of duty
     
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    sob Moderator Moderator

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    Wasn't this the new Helicopter.

    RIP to the brave hearts who gave up their lives saving others.
     
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    according to news yes, the new V-5
     
  16. Kunal Biswas

    Kunal Biswas Member of the Year 2011 Moderator

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    Rest In Peace..

    There have been some other MI-17 crash lately..
     
  17. Poseidon

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    #NDMA confirms 19 people dead in IAF MI-17 crash at #Gaurikund includes 4 #IAF, 6 #ITBP personnel and 9 rescued pilgrims via @Timesnow

    RIP bravehearts.

    Other reports say death toll is 8.
     
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    sob Moderator Moderator

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    This is sad, needs to be looked into immediately.
     
  19. DivineHeretic

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    19 looks like a more credible number than the figure of 8, since everyone onboard has been killed.

    It wouldn't make sense for the Mi-17 to be flying at less than half capacity.

    Rip to the fallen. May peace be upon you.
     
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    R.I.P. brothers....!! thank u for your service...!! condolences to the family....
     
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    Extremely saddening event today! Will pray for the souls of our comrades-in-arms!!:pray:
     
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