Jammu: An Army chopper with 5 to 6 persons on board, crashed and fell into a lake of Ranjit Sagar Dam in Kathua district of Jammu division, officials said here.
Officials said that the incident took place at around 11.00 am at Purthu in Basohli.
It has been claimed that the crash happened due to technical snag.
“Ranjit Sagar Dam shares border with Punjab, Himachal and Jammu and Kashmir, however, the area where the chopper crashed falls in Kathua district,” the official said.
Rescue operation has been launched in the area.