Wednesday, April 26, 2017

NFTI chopper crashes in Madhya Pradesh, kills trainee pilot and female co-pilot

Two trainee pilots including a female, from the Maharashtra's national flying institute (NFTI) of the aviation authority of India (AAI) died after their chopper hit a live electrical wire with its rotor during a low flying in maoist-infested Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh at around 10 am on Wednesday.
The chopper had tangled with a high tension wire in Lavni village panchayat around 10 am - around 70 km from the Balaghat district headquarters.
26/04/17 P Naveen/The Times Of India