Helicopter Crash: A helicopter crashed on Thursday in Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. The pilot and co-pilot aboard have died in the accident. After this there is a wave of mourning in the house of both the pilots. The relatives of Captain AP Srivastava have reached Raipur from Delhi. At the same time, the family of Captain Gopal Krishna Panda is in Raipur. In fact, the state government’s helicopter crashed during the AgustaWestland landing at Raipur airport on Thursday night around 9.10 pm. Both the pilots were doing practicals. Meanwhile, this accident has happened. After this there was chaos at Raipur airport. At the same time, the helicopter turned into a wreck in no time. After this, both the stranded pilots were admitted to a private hospital in Raipur but they died there.
Body of Captain AP Srivastava to be sent to Delhi
The bodies of the pilots have been brought to Mekahara Hospital in the presence of police on Friday morning. Where the post-mortem of his dead body is being done. After the post-mortem, the body of Captain AP Srivastava will be sent to Delhi. The last rites will be performed in Delhi this evening. While Captain Gopal Krishna Panda hails from Odisha but his family is here in Raipur. That’s why it is believed that his last rites will be done in Raipur itself.
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15 year old AgustaWestland helicopter