A helicopter of the Pakistan Army Aviation (PAA), which was one a flood relief operations in Lasbela, Balochistan, has lost contact with the Air Traffic Control (ATC) on Monday, announced Director General Inter-Services Public Relations, Major General Babar Iftikhar.
He added that six individuals were on board, including Commander 12 Corps, who was supervising the flood relief operations in Balochistan.
A Pakistan army aviation helicopter which was on flood relief operations in Lasbela, Balochistan lost contact with ATC. 6 individuals were on board including Commander 12 Corps who was supervising flood relief operations in Balochistan. Search operation is underway.DTF— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) August 1, 2022
Meanwhile, the search operation is underway.
According to reports, the Pakistan Army Aviation helicopter crashed at Sassi Punno near Lasbela, Balochistan and the passenger list includes:
- Corps Commander XII Corps, Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali.
- Director General Pakistan Coast Guard, Major General Amjad.
- Commander Engineers XII Corps, Brigadier Khalid.
- Major Saeed (Pilot).
- Major Talha (Co-Pilot).
- Crew Chief Naik Mudassir.
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