Pakistan Army Aviation Helicopter Crashes in the Chenab

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A Pakistan Army helicopter with two personnel on board crashed into the Chenab river in Punjab province today while on a routine flight, officials said.

A pilot and a trainee pilot were aboard the helicopter when it came down at a spot located 100 km from Lahore.

The helicopter was on a routine flight from a base in Gujranwala when it lost contact with the control tower, official said.

According to Mumtaz Rathore, a correspondent of a TV news channel, witnesses said they had seen the small helicopter crashing into the Chenab river.

The fate of the pilots could not immediately be ascertained.

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