Co-pilot of crash-landed Dhruv chopper critical
Jammu: The condition of a co-pilot continues be critical on Tuesday after a Dhruv helicopter crash-landed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district the previous day, officials said.
A pilot was killed after the Indian Army’s advanced light helicopter, which was coming from Pathankot, made a crash-landing in Basholi belt, police had said.
The co-pilot, Captain Anjani Kumar Singh, is still critical, a Northern Command spokesperson said.
The mortal remains of Lt Col Rishubh Sharma is shifted to Delhi by service aircraft, accompanied by his wife, five-year-old son and parents who were incidentally at Pathankot on a visit.
“The cremation is at his hometown in Faridabad,” the spokesperson said.
Officials are investigating into the reason behind the mishap.