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Sarang loses its soul, four yrs after crash

DNBAN36258 | 1/14/2011 | Author : Hemanth CS | WC :370 | City-Bangalore

Wng Cdr Vikas Jetley, who went into coma in 2007, breathes his last near delhi

After being in coma for close to four years, Wng Cdr Vikas Jetley the pilot of the ill-fated Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) which crashed at the Air Force Station Yelahanka while rehearsing for the 2007 edition of the Aero India has passed away.
The end came on January 11 when Wng Cdr Jetley, breathed his last at the Air Force Hospital, Hindon.
Wng Cdr Jetley(43), a member of the famed Sarang aerobatic display team is survived by his wife and two young children.
On February 2, 2007 — just five days before the inauguration of the Aero India that year — the ALH helicopter piloted by Wng Cdr Jetley and Squadron Leader Priye Sharma crashed at the Air Force Station Yelahanka resulting in instant death of the latter.
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