In an unfortunate accident, an Mi 17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crash-landed near Kedarnath on Tuesday morning.
The helicopter was attempting to land at a distance from the Kedarnath shrine and it suddenly caught fire following collision with the iron girder while trying to land at a helipad.
However, the authorities moved in quickly to douse the fire.
Other than the minor injuries, the passengers, pilot and co-pilot who were onboard are all reported to be safe.
A court of inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.>