A authorities helicopter crashed at Raipur airport on Thursday night time, leaving two pilots useless.
Two pilots died after a helicopter crashed at Raipur airport on Thursday night time.
- A authorities helicopter crashed at Raipur airport on Thursday night time
- Two pilots died within the crash
Two pilots died after a Chhattisgarh state helicopter crashed on the runway at Swami Vivekananda Airport in Raipur on Thursday night time. The pilots have been recognized as Captain Gopal Krishna Panda and Captain AP Srivastava.
Whereas one among them died on the spot, the opposite misplaced his life on the way in which to the hospital, as per sources.
The helicopter was fully destroyed within the accident, which occurred throughout a routine coaching sortie.
The crash seems to have been attributable to technical malfunction. An in depth investigation on the behest of the Directorate Common of Civil Aviation and the state authorities can be undertaken to establish the precise trigger.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel took to Twitter to supply his condolences. He additionally ordered officers to offer speedy reduction to the bereaved households.
He wrote in Hindi, “Simply bought the unhappy information a couple of state helicopter crashing on the airport in Raipur. On this tragic accident, each our pilots Captain Panda and Captain Srivastava have sadly handed away. Might God give energy to their relations and peace to the departed souls on this time of grief.”
— Bhupesh Baghel (@bhupeshbaghel) Might 12, 2022
(With inputs from Mahendra Namdeo)