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Nepal President, PM pay tribute to tourism minister, six others killed in helicopter crash

The helicopter burst into flames after it hit a hill while Tourism Minister Adhikari was returning to Kathmandu after visiting famous Hindu temple Pathibhara in Eastern Nepal.

Nepal tourism minister Rabindra Adhikari among 7 dead in helicopter crash

All seven on board including Nepal's Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari were killed in the fatal crash. An emergency meeting of the cabinet was called following the incident.


ONGC chopper crash: Pilot’s family hoped he would return

The body of one of the five ONGC deputy general managers, V K Bindu Lal Babu, is yet to be recovered. His family has given DNA samples to facilitate the process of DNA tests of certain body parts found in the debris.

Helicopter crash: ONGC to conduct procedural audit of aircraft equipment; ‘stern action’ if lapses found

Move aims to check if companies are following the required procedure of operations, say oil firm officials.

ONGC Chopper Crash: Both engines intact, explosion ruled out

AAIB team collects photographic evidence of wreckage to be analysed in Delhi.

ONGC Chopper crash: Forensic experts hint at fuel leak

Metal fragments detected in bodies; experts suspect chopper’s rotor blades hit at least three on board.


Day After ONGC Chopper Crash: Black box found, panel to study evidence

Sixth body recovered, search operation continues for seventh person missing.

Chopper crash: Seniormost pilot with Pawan Hans was to retire in 2 years, ‘planned to shift to Pune’

The impact of the chopper crashing into the sea led to the bodies being mutilated. The chopper carried five ONGC officials and two pilots. While six bodies have been recovered, search for the remaining body continued Sunday.

Chopper crash: Kin can’t identify sixth body, DNA test to be conducted

So far, the bodies of ONGC officers Pankaj Garg, R Saravanan, P N Sreenivasan and Jose Antony, and pilot Ramesh Ohatkar have been recovered and identified. Search operations continue to locate the other pilot, Captain V C Katoch. 

Chopper crash: ONGC officer’s 6-yr-old daughter thinks ‘father injured, admitted in hospital’

Pankaj Garg was among the seven on board the Pawan Hans helicopter that crashed in the Arabian Sea near Uttan, off the Mumbai coast, on Saturday morning.