Image of airborne helicopter up in flames linked to recent chopper crash in Kedarnath.
A Yandex reverse image search on the viral picture led us to a report by Mid-day, dated August 21, 2019, titled ‘Three dead in helicopter crash off Greek island of Poros.’ The report featured the viral image for representational purposes.
Furthermore, the viral photo can also be seen in image depositary, Depositphotos.com, with the caption “Helicopter exploding in flight.”
The same picture was uploaded on iStock, on March 24, 2015.
We could thus conclude that a stock image has been used to show the recent helicopter crash in Kedarnath.
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