Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Bangalore: Just three days after a crash that killed a senior pilot, the Indian Air Force's aerobatic helicopter Squadron, the Sarangs are back in the air.
They will perform at the Aero India event in Bangalore.
The Sarang team uses the Indian built Dhruv helicopter also known as the Advanced Light Helicopter.
Friday's crash was the first ever fatal crash of the indigenous helicopter. The co-pilot of the helicopter, Wing Commander Jaitley who survived is in a critical but stable condition.
Preliminary reports indicate that the Air Force has cleared the helicopter of a technical malfunction. A full investigation into the causes of the crash are still going on.
05/02/07 NDTV.com

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