Update at 7:04 pm: IAF: Today, one Mi-17 V5 helicopter got airborne from Srinagar airfield at 1000 hrs for a routine mission. It crashed around 1010 hrs near Budgam, J&K. All six air warriors on board helicopter, suffered fatal injuries. A court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate accident.
Update at 11:45 am:
Update at 11:36 am:
An Indian Air Force aircraft crashed on Wednesday morning in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam region due to a technical snag. Meanwhile, more details are awaited from the IAF.
While an official confirmation is awaited from the forces, a number of locals have gathered around the remains of the aircraft. Fire tenders have reached the crash spot, and attempts to douse the fire at the site underaway.
This is a developing story.