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Defence helicopter crashed killing seven on board

July 25, 2014 - Hyderabad

Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crashed at Seetapur district in Uttar Pradesh killing all the seven persons on the board.

Sources said that the helicopter was on its way from Bareilly to Allahabad. Before crash, the crew had contacted the Air Traffic Control (ATC) at Lucknow.

The crashed Dhruv helicopter is built by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited in Bangalore.

The reasons for the crash are not yet known. However, officials rushed to the spot. 11 Air Force helicopters were crashed during the last three years.

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