Dorjee Khandu cremated with full state honours.
Thousands of people turned up to attend the last rites of Khandu, who was cremated as per Buddhist traditions of the Monpa community.
Khandu and four others - crew members Captain J S Babbar and Captain K S Malick, Khandu"s security officer Yeshi Choddak and Yeshi Lamu, sister of Tawang legislator Tsewang Dhondup were killed in the chopper crash on April 30.
The bodies were retrieved from the crash site at Lobothang near the 13,700 feet Se La in Tawang district on May 5 after six days of intense search operations. (ANI)
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|Date:||May 10, 2011|
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