FAKE ALERT: Pakistanis share photo of 2018 IAF helicopter crash as recent one

CLAIM
Zaid Hamid, well-known in Pakistan for Anti-Hindu and Anti-Jewish observation, put out photo of a crashed chopper on Twitter to assert that an Indian Air Force (IAF) MI-17 helicopter crashed in Ladakh.

Habitual pretend information peddling account Irmak Idoya too tweeted the similar photograph to assert the similar.

Pakistani journalist Mubasher Lucman additionally posted the similar photograph appearing wreckage of a MI-17 chopper to suggest that an IAF helicopter crashed just lately in Ladakh.

TRUTH
The photograph is from 2018.
VERIFICATION AND METHODOLOGY
The usage of reverse-image seek, we discovered a Instances of India information document dated April 3, 2018 which carried the similar picture.

Titled ‘IAF helicopter collides with iron girder, catches fireplace; one particular person killed’, the document mentions that an MI-17 helicopter stuck fireplace after it hit an iron girder whilst it was once making an attempt to land in a helipad close to the Kedarnath temple.

The document carried extra pictures from the coincidence.
VERDICT
Instances Reality Take a look at has discovered {that a} 2018 photograph of an IAF MI-17 helicopter wreckage is being falsely handed off as a contemporary one from Ladakh.