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An image is viral on social media where it is claimed that Mi-17 the helicopter has crashed in Ladakh, In the twitter, a post has been shared as "Today, Indian MI 17 Helicopter has crashed in Ladakh.

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News Claim: An image is viral on social media where it is claimed that Mi-17

the helicopter has crashed in Ladakh, In the twitter, a post has been shared as

 "Today, Indian MI 17 Helicopter has crashed in Ladakh.

Mubasher Lucman, a Pakistani journalist, tweeted

Indians please check is this your M 17 crashed in Laddakh? We will keep you posted of any developments

News Verification: The image circulating on social media is from April 2018, and is also not from Ladakh.

The reports indicated that the photograph was actually of an IAF's Russian-origin transport helicopter Mi-17 V5 which had caught fire after it collided with an iron girder.

Verdict: The image doing the rounds on social media is fake as it is from April 2018, and is also not from Ladakh.




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