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Four dead in Pawan Hans helicopter mishap near ONGC's rig at Mumbai High

Three of the four dead were ONGC employees

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The helicopter, which had a total of six ONGC personnel onboard and another official from a contracting firm, was forced to land on floaters attached to the choppers.

Shine Jacob Chennai
Four people lost their lives on Tuesday after a Pawan Hans helicopter carrying nine passengers fell into the Arabian Sea while trying to land at state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) Sagar Kiran rig at Mumbai High.  

Three of the four dead were ONGC employees. The incident happened at around 11.45 am on Tuesday, one nautical mile away from Sagar Kiran. The helicopter managed to stay afloat with the help of attached floaters. After the accident, a Regional Contingency Plan (RCP) was immediately activated, with the Indian Navy and Coast Guard coming for the rescue operations. 

Five people were

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First Published: Jun 28 2022 | 8:31 PM IST

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