Four Army personnel, including a major, were on Sunday injured when their helicopter crashed in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Chetak helicopter which was transporting a patient — Lance Naik Madhu Prasad — crashed at Chipskang injuring four Army personnel including the pilot, Major Panchak Rawat, a police spokesman at the Leh control room said.

The other injured were Armymen Atul Chavan and D.R. Singh besides the patient, they said.

The injured have been rushed to the Leh hospital.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known.

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