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Kedarnath Helicopter crash: List of chopper crashes near the pilgrimage site in Uttrakhand

Kedarnath Helicopter crash:-Helicopter of Aryan Heli Company going to Guptkashi carrying six passengers from Kedarnath has crashed. In this accident, seven people including the pilot died tragically on the spot. Four women are among the dead. The deceased are from Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The reason for the incident is said to be bad weather and sudden fog in the valley. Rescue is being done on the spot by SDRF, DDRF and Police.

On Tuesday, around 11:34 pm, the helicopter took off from Kedarnath for Guptkashi (Masta) carrying six passengers. But at 11.36 am in Garudchatti Devdarshini, the helicopter crashed and fell to the ground and was burnt to ashes. In the accident, all the six passengers including the pilot died on the spot. Among the dead were Urvi Brar (25), Kurti Brar (30), Poorva Ramanuj (26), Prem Kumar V (63), Sujatha (56) Kala (60), including helicopter pilot Anil Kumar. District Disaster Management Officer Nandan Singh Rajwar, who was present on the spot, said that the helicopter crashed into several parts and the middle part was burnt to ashes.

Kedarnath helicopter crash was reported on Tuesday.

CM ordered inquiry

CM Pushkar Singh Dhami expressed grief over the accident in Kedarnath Dham. He tweeted and wrote, ‘Very sad news has been received of some casualties in the unfortunate helicopter crash at Garuda Chatti near Kedarnath. SDRF and district administration teams have reached the spot for relief and rescue work. A detailed inquiry has been ordered into this tragic incident.

This is the status of Helisewa

  • 01,41,600 passengers reached Kedarnath Dham by air.
  • Nine helicopters of 09 companies are flying
    26,536 shuttle flights have taken place so far this year
  • Heli companies filling 200 shuttle flights daily

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