2 Pakistani pilots killed in helicopter crash in Pak-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan
Dec 06, 2021
GHANCHE (POK): Two Pakistani pilots were killed after an Army aviation helicopter crashed at Siachen in Pakistan-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan's Ghanche district.
The pilots were Major Irfan Bercha and Major Raja Zeeshan Jahanzeb, the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) said, adding that search and rescue helicopters and army troops had reached the site of the accident following the crash.
The ISPR did not give a reason for the accident, Dawn reported.
Separately, GB "Chief Minister" Khalid Khurshid Khan issued a statement, expressing grief over the incident and extending his condolences to the families of the pilots.
Further details are awaited.