IAF pilot killed in Budgam crash cremated with military honours
Mar 2, 2019, 1:29 PM IST
The last rites of Squadron Leader Siddharth Vashisht, who died in a helicopter crash in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district, were performed in Chandigarh on Friday.
Siddharth Vashisht, who was the pilot of the Mi-17 Indian Air Force helicopter crashed in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, killing both its pilots and four other civilians . The mortal remains of Siddharth Vashisht arrived at the Air Force station in Chandigarh through a service aircraft on Thursday. The Indian Air Force offered a gun salute in the presence of officials from the the civil administration. A large number of people turned up to pay their last respects.