Indian soldiers and Kashmiri onlookers stand near the remains of an Indian Air Force aircraft after it crashed in Budgam district, on the outskirts of Srinagar on February 27, 2019.TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images

An Indian Air Force (IAF) Mi-17 transport chopper crashed in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district on Wednesday morning.

All aboard the transport chopper have been reported being dead after the crash, that happened at an open field near Garend Kalaan village in Naslapur area of the district around 10.40 am.

A civilian has also been reported dead in the crash. Initial probe points out technical snag as the cause for the crash.

SSP Budgam Amod Kumar spoke about the aircraft crash, he said, "some aircraft have fallen. As of now, we aren't in a position to ascertain anything. The technical team is here, they'll ascertain facts. We have found 2 bodies so far and have evacuated them. Search is going on here", reported ANI.

(This is a developing story, awaiting further updates)