New Delhi: An Army helicopter, on air maintenance operations, crashed on Monday morning in the icy heights of Siachen glacier of Jammu and Kashmir. Both the pilots survived the accident and were being evacuated for treatment, army sources said.
    
The advanced light helicopter (ALH) 'Dhruv', flown by two pilots of the Army Aviation Squadron, crashed in the northern glacier at around 8:00 am, the sources said.
    
"Both the pilots are safe and are being evacuated for further treatment," they said
    
The Dhruv ALH Mark III, of the Army Aviation Squadron, had taken off from Leh on Monday for Siachen as part of air maintenance operations, the sources said.

(Agencies)

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