DeTect: Stock photo of chopper shared as Kedarnath crash pic

The mishap seemed to have been caused by low visibility due to fog. One of the tweets that have recently gone viral includes images of a helicopter exploding mid-air.
Viral Photo
Viral Photo

Last month, seven people on board a helicopter to Kedarnath were killed in a crash. The mishap seemed to have been caused by low visibility due to fog. One of the tweets that have recently gone viral includes images of a helicopter exploding mid-air. Alt News reached out to Giorgio Calderato, the photographer whose name was mentioned in the same photo that was available on photo-sharing site Alamy. He confirmed having created the photo of the exploding helicopter using Photoshop. “The photo is not real. It was created by me for commercial purposes,” he said.

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