Pilot’s physique identified day after being recovered from disadvantage of Pawan Hans chopper

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Mumbai: The physique of one of a pilots that was recovered from a disadvantage of a Pawan Hans helicopter that fell into Arabian Sea final week has been identified as that of Capt. TK Guha even as a hunt is on for a other blank pilot, a Coast Guard central pronounced on Tuesday.

“Capt. Guha’s physique was brought to a seaside this morning during around 8.30 AM and sent for a post-mortem,” a Coast Guard orator said.

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Coast Guard had on Monday recovered a physique after locating a wreckage, including a cockpit, of a 14-seater VTPWF Dauphin aircraft, 6 days after a Pawan Hans helicopter crashed into Arabian Sea off Mumbai shore on Nov 4.

At a time of a incident, Captains E Samuel and Guha were on house a chopper.

While deliver efforts were being led by a companies concerned, Coast Guard boat ‘Subhadra Kumari Chauhan’ was still in a low sea to redeem some-more disadvantage (of a helicopter) and also to find a other blank pilot, a orator said.

The 2001-make Pawan Hans helicopter crashed during night- alighting practice, 160-km divided from a seashore, after it had taken off from a ONGC installation.

The doorway of a aircraft was sighted by a Navy and Coast Guard shortly after it had crashed into a sea.

The helicopter disadvantage was located on a seabed during a abyss of 75m. Underwater locater and sonar inputs were entirely analysed while divers searched a area for 4 days.

Vessels of a ONGC were also roped for a westerly side of a sea and Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) was coordinating a hunt (and rescue) operation, a orator added.

PTI

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