Monday, 15 October 2012

Indian Navy helicopter crashes in Goa, three people including both pilots killed

Two co-pilots of an  Indian Navy Chetak helicopter have died after it crashed in Goa

A diver who was on board has also been killed.

The rotor of the helicopter, which had flown from Mumbai to Dabolim, broke off while landing, the PTI has reported quoting Navy sources. The chopper then caught fire, they said.

A press release issued by the Navy says ... The helicopter on transit from Mumbai to Bangalore was to make a scheduled re-fuelling halt at Goa. A Board of Inquiry to ascertain the cause has been ordered.

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