Lucknow, September 21: 

One person died and another one was injured in a helicopter crash in Uttar Pradesh’s Azamgarh around 12 pm on Monday. Only two people were on board the private chopper. The injured has been rushed to a hospital, locals said.

The police are reaching the spot in Sanjaypur area on the outskirts of the Azamgarh city to take stock of the situation. The local people were the first to reach the crash site. The copter crashed in an agricultural field.

It is yet to be ascertained as to which company the chopper belonged to. Authorities are also going to investigate the cause of the crash. For the time being, the focus of the police remains on securing the debris of the crashed chopper.