Helicopter crash in Kedarnath

A helicopter carrying from Kedarnath pilgrims crashed into a hill in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district near Garud Chatti on the morning of October 18.

Seven people in the helicopter, including the pilot, were killed.

Due to fog and poor visibility, the helicopter hit a hill and crashed.

The helicopter was owned by Aryan Aviation Private Limited.

There was a lot of smoke at the place where the helicopter crashed.

NDRF, SDRF and District Police forces rushed to the accident spot and carried out rescue operations

President Draupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the pilgrims and pilots who died in the helicopter crash.