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Pakistan Army Helicopter Crashes in Aliabad Hunza

A Pakistan Army helicopter has crashed soon after take off in Hunza commercial town of Aliabad. The helicopter was on a Federal Works Organization (FWO) duty. Luckily, no causalities occurred and all passengers along with on board crew escaped with no injuries.

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Pakistan Army Helicopter Crashes in Aliabad Hunza

A Pakistan Army helicopter has crashed soon after take off in Hunza commercial town of Aliabad. The helicopter was on a Federal Works Organization (FWO) duty. Luckily, no causalities occurred and all passengers along with on board crew escaped with no injuries.

According to reports, volunteers of FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance Pakistan – a subsidiary of Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) – is helping extinguish the fire and carrying out a basic rescue operation.

Hunza Army Helicopter Crash

Hunza Army Helicopter Crash

The Pakistan Army owned Hughes OH-7 Cayuse was parked in the playground of Boys Degree College in Aliabad. Earlier, FWO Director General had arrived in Hunza for hosting a dinner party of Chinese officials. The Chinese officials had also inaugurated the controversial Aliabad Tunnel. It is still unknown if FWO officials or Chinese guests were travelling in the helicopter.

GBee Staff brings you the breaking news, latest updates and trending stories from Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral (GBC) regions of Pakistan. For queries, suggestions and submitting articles, contact editor[at]gbee.pk

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