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Mumbai: Dharmendra Pradhan meets kin of chopper crash

ANI  |  Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] 

Union Petroleum and on Saturday the family of an and Corporation (ONGC) employee, who lost his life in the helicopter crash earlier on Saturday.

Earlier in the day, Pradhan said he would discuss the crash with Defence

"The and the are on their job. I am also going to to coordinate things. I will discuss it with Defence She is also cooperating and has instructed the and the to look into the issue extensively," Pradhan said.

A total of seven people were on-board in the N2 that crashed and total of four bodies have been recovered so far.

Meanwhile, the (ICG) has identified two of the bodies to be of employees.

In total, there were seven people, including five employees, which crashed off the coast.

The ONGC, along with the ICG and the Indian Navy, has pressed its helicopter and speedboats for

The helicopter, which took off from Juhu at 10.20 am, was scheduled to land at ONGC's North Field rig at 10.58 am.

The last contact with the Air Traffic Control (ATC) was made at about 10.30 am, 30 nautical miles off

The cause behind the tragic incident is still unknown.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 22:50 IST