Helicopter Crash: The pilgrims aboard the helicopter were returning after visiting Kedarnath Dham that at the same time the weather suddenly deteriorated and the plane became a victim of the accident due to strong wind and rain.
Helicopter Crash: On Tuesday (October 18), a major accident has happened in Uttarakhand. Here a helicopter crash happened near Kedarnath Dham and 7 people including the pilot aboard were killed. After this incident, CM Pushkar Singh Dhami ordered an immediate inquiry. On the other hand, the administration team reached the spot for relief and rescue work as soon as the incident was reported.
In some pictures and videos of the accident, one part of the helicopter is seen burning on the hill, while the other part of it was found lying in different pieces. The pilgrims in the helicopter were returning after visiting Kedarnath Dham when they became victims of the accident during that time. People present at the time of the incident told that they heard a loud explosion. Some eyewitnesses told the media – the weather had suddenly changed here. It rained heavily with strong wind in 15 minutes and visibility was very low. During this, there was a loud bang and the plane was seen crashing.
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According to media reports, the helicopter collided somewhere before falling to the ground, due to which it exploded in the air itself. At the same time, after falling on the ground, the engine exploded and caught fire. The NDRF team reached the spot and started the relief work. The members of the team saw the rags of the dead bodies at the site of the incident, while the body parts were scattered there.
Helicopter belonged to Aryan company
Talking on the accident, Abhinav Kumar, Special Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, has confirmed the death of 7 people. He told about the accident that this crash helicopter belonged to Aryan Company. The helicopter had taken off from Guptkashi to Kedarnath during which it crashed. At the same time, the helicopter caught fire after falling on the ground and all the people aboard were killed.