A passenger was killed and another injured when a helicopter crashed in Jalgaon district on Friday evening, a pilot was killed and another injured in a helicopter crash in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon.
The aircraft belonged to NMIMS Academy of Aviation, Maharashtra and two pilots were on board when it crashed around 4 pm. Police and other officials are at the scene while relief and rescue operations are on.
Police told PTI that the incident took place near Vardi village in Chopra area of the district, which is part of the Satpura mountain range and the officials got information about it at around 5.15 pm. “On arrival, the hospital authorities declared one person dead, while another person was injured,” an official said. He said one of the passengers was a woman, but it was not yet clear who was operating the helicopter.
Shocked to hear about the tragic accident of a training aircraft belonging to NMIMS Academy of Aviation, Maharashtra. An investigation team is being sent to the spot.