Dehradun: A helicopter on Friday crashed in Tikochi area near cloudburst hit Arakot, Uttarkashi District Magistrate Ashish Chauhan told ANI. Also Read - Uttarakhand Colleges, Universities to Reopen From March 1 For First Time After Lockdown
Two pregnant women identified as Rekha and Pratima were rescued, and brought to Dehradun in a government helicopter. Also Read - Uttarakhand Flash Floods: 134 Missing People To Be Declared Dead
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In another incident which took place on August 21, three people died after a helicopter carrying relief material to the flood-affected areas in Uttarakhand got entangled in a power cable and crashed in Uttarkashi district in the afternoon. The three on-board were identified as Captain Lal, Co-pilot Shailesh and a local person Rajpal. The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel who were in the area conducting relief work, rushed to the spot as soon as they spotted the chopper crashing.