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AAIB & ONGC wing to hold inquiries into Pawan chopper crash

DNMUM405534 | 1/14/2018 | Author : Sanjay Jog | WC :482



The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB), which is a division of the ministry of civil aviation, and Oil & Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) wing for health, safety and rescue will hold two separate inquiries into the crash of a Pawan Hans helicopter which had five ONGC personnel and two pilots onboard.
Union minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha tweeted that AAIB will launch a thorough inquiry. He further said, “Deeply anguished by tragic Pawan Hans/ONGC helicopter accident of the Mumbai coast. Search and rescue operations are underway.’’
An ONGC spokesman told DNA, “The health, safety and rescue wing will inquire into procedural lapses, if any, which led to today’s crash. It is a regular p
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