Three killed as helicopter crashes in rain-hit Uttarkashi   

A helicopter engaged in relief and rescue operations in rain-ravaged Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand crashed on Wednesday, killing three persons on board, an official said. Uttarkashi Disaster Management officer Devendra Patwal said those on board included the pilot, co-pilot and a local. The private helicopter belonging to Heritage Aviation crashed near Moldi while returning after distributing relief material among the affected people, Patwal told PTI on Phone. Also read: Torrential rains in Mori area of the district have left 16 people dead.