An IAF helicopter caught fire after it collided with an iron girder while landing at a helipad near Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand.
Four persons, including a pilot, were injured in the incident, sources said. Further details were awaited.
In October last year, a Mi-17 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh killing seven military personnel.
The Mi-17 V5 (domestic designation Mi-8 MTV5) is a military cargo chopper in the Mi-8/17 family of helicopters. It is produced by Kazan Helicopters, a subsidiary of Russian Helicopters.