Coaching helicopter crashes at Raipur airport, two pilots killed



New Delhi: Two pilots died after a Chhattisgarh authorities helicopter crashed at Raipur airport on Thursday (Might 12) night time, PTI reported. 
The incident occurred at round 9.10 pm throughout a flying observe on the Swami Vivekananda Airport in Raipur below Mana police station limits, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Prashant Agrawal knowledgeable. 
The pilots on board the state chopper have been significantly injured in the course of the crash and instantly taken to a close-by non-public hospital the place they have been declared lifeless, SSP said, as per PTI. 
As per the state authorities, “It was on a routine coaching sortie. Preliminary indications recommend technical malfunction as the reason for crash.” 
Captain Gopal Krishna Panda and Captain A P Shrivastava misplaced their lives within the crash. “An in depth technical investigation on the behest of DGCA and State Authorities shall be undertaken to determine the precise trigger,” the federal government mentioned, as per ANI. 
Chhattisgarh State Helicopter crashed at Raipur’s Swami Vivekanand Airport tonight at round 9.10 pm. It was on a routine coaching sortie. Preliminary indications recommend technical malfunction as the reason for crash: Chhattisgarh Authorities
— ANI MP/CG/Rajasthan (@ANI_MP_CG_RJ) Might 12, 2022
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel condoled the deaths and tweeted, “Simply obtained unhappy information in regards to the state helicopter crashing on the Raipur airport. On this tragic accident, each our pilots Captain Panda and Captain Shrivastava sadly handed away. Might God give power to their members of the family and peace to the departed soul on this time of grief.”
अभी रायपुर में एयरपोर्ट पर स्टेट हेलीकॉप्टर के क्रैश होने की दुखद सूचना मिली.
इस दुखद हादसे में हमारे दोनों पायलट कैप्टन पंडा और कैप्टन श्रीवास्तव का दुखद निधन हो गया है।
इस दुःख की घड़ी में ईश्वर उनके परिवारजनों को संबल एवं दिवंगत आत्मा को शांति प्रदान करे।
ॐ शांति:
— Bhupesh Baghel (@bhupeshbaghel) Might 12, 2022
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has ordered officers to supply speedy aid to the bereaved households, the assertion added. 
(With company inputs)

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