Helicopter crash at Raipur airport; two dead pilots – The New Indian Express

[ad_1] Express press service RAIPUR: In a tragic incident, Chhattisgarh State helicopter Augusta Westland AW-109 crashed while landing on the runway at Swami Vivekanand Airport in Raipur, leaving the pilot and co-pilot died Thursday evening. The lead pilot, Captain Gopal Kumar Panda, and co-pilot, Captain AP Shrivastava, died of serious injuries sustained in the crash. … Read more

Two pilots dead after helicopter crash in Raipur

[ad_1] A Chhattisgarh government-owned helicopter crashed Thursday night at Swami Vivekanand Airport in Raipur, killing both pilots. According to an official government statement, the incident occurred around 9:10 p.m. and a technical malfunction appears to be the cause of the accident. The Augusta helicopter crashed at the end of an airport runway while conducting a … Read more