The Cheetah helicopter of the Army Aviation Corps crashed at around 08:55 am at Jachak Nagar, killing both its occupants-Captain Bhanu Pratap Gupta and Major Atul Garje, army officials probing the crash said.
They said as the chopper crashed in an open space there was no casualty.
Major Garje and Capt Gupta of Jodhpur army aviation base had arrived at the Army's Combat Aviation Training Centre at Gandhinagar here two days back and had taken off in the morning for Goa en route Pune. Later they were to fly to Bangalore for the Aero-India show that kicks off next week.
Image: The remnants of an Army helicopter that crashed in a residential area in Nasik district of Maharashtra on Wednesday, Feb 2, 2011. (Photograph copyright PTI)