SIX BODIES HAVE BEEN RECOVERED & ONE MISSING IN ONGC PAWAN HANS HELICOPTER CRASH :

Six bodies have been recovered after a Pawan Hans helicopter carrying five senior officials of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and two pilots crashed off the Mumbai coast minutes after it took off.   “Out of six bodies, five has been identified. The search for one missing is still underway”, a senior police inspector said.  Currently, four Indian Naval ships (Teg, Tarasa, T 11 and T 45) are undertaking the search in the area. INS Teg also has Chetak helicopter and diving teams embarked onboard to augment the search efforts.  One Dornier aircraft has completed the search and one P8I Long Range aircraft has conjoined the search with two search and rescue kits. Further, Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft are also deployed for SAR.  Additional ships and aircraft are being kept ready at Mumbai for deployment as and when required. The Rediff.com : 14th. Jan,18

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