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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Navy's Chetak copter crashes; one killed, 3 injured

Rescue officials at the Chetak-crash site. Photo: t-arch-2010
A Chetak helicopter of Indian Navy crashed at Ankapalle, near Visakhapatnam, on May 2. Krishen Kumar, a diver on board, died following serious injuries. Lieutenant Commander Rishikesh N. (pilot), Lieutenant Tushar Sharma (co-pilot) and Dipika Sharma, (ATC official)  got injured in the accident. According to the police, the copter crashed after getting entangled in high tension electricity wires, while undertaking low-flying. A court of inquiry is on.

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