Three soldiers injured in accident during Army Day parade rehearsal

In a freak accident, three army soldiers fell from a chopper after the rope they were using to slither down snapped. Sources in the Indian Army said the "boom" of the Dhruv Advance Light Helicopter (ALH), from which the slithering operation was being conducted, broke off.

Following the incident, the Army has temporarily suspended all such slithering operations.

According to reports, the incident took place on January 9 and the soldiers are now undergoing treatment at Army Hospital Research And Referral in New Delhi.

The drill is practised relentlessly as stealth and speed is of paramount importance to retain the element of surprise.

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At least three jawans were injured after a rope slipped off ALH Dhruv helicopter during reharsal for Army Day.

The incident is said to have taken place due to the malfunctioning of a slithering boom attached to the helicopter. It led to the rope breaking away and the paratroopers fell on each other before crashing down on the ground.

The jawans were rushed to the hospital immediately. Following the incident, display of slithering operations has been cancelled for the Army Day parade on January 15, sources in the Indian Army said. "A team from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited that manufactures the chopper is in Delhi for investigation" he said.

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