Uttarakhand by monday near kedarnath, crashed helicopter
A helicopter crashed in Uttarakhand on Monday morning near Kedarnath. All five people on board the helicopter were killed in the accident.
The helicopter was on its way from Phata to Kedarnath when it crashed near the helipad at Kedarnath. The cause of the accident is not known yet.
The Uttarakhand government has ordered an investigation into the accident.
The chopper was carrying eight pilgrims from Kedarnath to Phata when it lost contact with the air traffic control around 10:30 am. The helicopter was reportedly flying from Kedarnath to Phata in Uttarakhand when the crash happened.
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We are deeply saddened by the news of the chopper crash near Kedarnath. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims.
In an unfortunate incident, 6 passengers and pilot have been killed after a chopper enroute #Kedarnath crashed.
- Kedarnath temple
Kedarnath temple is one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and one of the most sacred abodes of worship. The temple is located in the middle of a mandapam and is surrounded by high mountains on all sides.
The temple is said to be more than 1000 years old and is believed to have been built by the Pandavas. The temple is said to be the place where the Pandavas had offered their final prayers to Lord Shiva before they went on to heaven.
The temple is also said to be the place where Shankaracharya had attained enlightenment. The temple is situated at an altitude of 3,583 m and is accessible only by trekking. The trek to the temple is a challenging one and takes about 5 to 6 hours to complete. The temple is open from April to November.
2. Badrinath Temple, Uttarakhand
Badrinath temple is one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and is one of the most sacred abodes of worship. The temple is located in the town of Badrinath in Uttarakhand. The temple is said to be more than 2000 years old and is believed to have been built by the Pandav.