An Airforce helicopter on a routine flight to Siachen glacier today crashed in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring both the pilots on board.

The Cheetah helicopter crashed at 11 AM while on a flight to the icy heights of Siachen, defence sources said.

The pilots were injured in the crash and immediately evacuated to Leh for treatment, they said.

Though the condition of both the pilots, whose identity was not disclosed, was reported to be stable, they have been referred to Delhi for treatment, the sources added.

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