Army general killed in helicopter crash in central Bangladesh.Dhaka: At least two military officers including a major general was killed Monday after a military helicopter crashed in central Tangail district, officials said.
"The army helicopter crashed in a pond killling a major general and a lieutenant colonel, who was piloting the craft," Tangail district police chief Mohammad Abdul Mannan man·nan
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He added that the helicopter was carrying three passengers and of them one army major survived with critical wounds but it could not be ascertained immediately what caused the crash.
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They said co-pilot of the helicopter major Saif, was sent to Dhaka's Combined Military Hospital with serious injuries.
"The accident took place when the helicopter hit an electric pole and plunged into a small pond causing instantaneous death of the army officers," an Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR ISPR Inter-Services Public Relations (Armed Forces of Pakistan)
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It said the helicopter was flying to central Mymensingh Cantonment from Jessore cantonment to pick up the GOC of 19 infantry division for a conference at army headquarters in Dhaka.
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