Published On : Thu, Jan 11th, 2018

Video Army Day: 3 Jawans Injured in Mishap During Rehearsal

New Delhi: At least three jawans were injured after a rope slipped off ALH Dhruv helicopter during reharsal for Army Day. The jawans, who were performing slithering operation, fell down to the ground after the helicopter boom malfunctioned.

The jawans were rushed to the hospital immediately. Their condition is stated to be out of danger.

Meanwhile, an inquiry has been ordered to ascertain how the accident took place.

This is horrifying. A video doing the rounds about an apparent accident during Army parade day rehearsal.

Rope slips off an ALH during slithering operation. Several injuries.

Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year in remembrance of Lieutenant General KM Cariappa’s taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from the British General Sir Francis Butcher. General Cariappa took over from General Butcher on January 15, 1949. Parades and other military shows are organised in Delhi and also in all other Army headquarters across the country.