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2 Army majors killed in Nashik chopper crash

IANS
Feb 02, 2011 at 11:55am IST

Nashik: Two Army majors were killed when a defence helicopter crashed into a thickly-populated residential area of this city on Wednesday morning, police said.

The chopper crashed on a private bungalow shed in the Jai Bhavani Nagar area, little before 9 am, the Nashik police said.

The cause of the accident is not known yet.

2 Army majors killed in Nashik chopper crash

The cause of the accident or the identity of the pilots is not known yet.

Defence officials from the nearby Deolali Camp area rushed to the site to investigate the crash.

The entire locality has been made out of bounds for people to facilitate the probe by defence authorities and police.

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