Three people were injured and one killed, when a helicopter crashed in Mumbai's in Goregaon on Sunday, ANI reported. The helicopter, Robinson R44, crashed in Filter Pada area of Aarey Colony.
#FLASH: Helicopter crashes in Mumbai's Aarey Colony, two fire engines rushed to the spot. More details awaited.— ANI (@ANI_news) December 11, 2016
The injured have been rushed to the Seven Hill Hospital in Mumbai, the police have confirmed.
Mumbai: Four injured in helicopter crash in Aarey Colony (Goregaon), shifted to hospital for medical aid.— ANI (@ANI_news) December 11, 2016
According to ANI, the 1992-made Robinson R44 was originally with Pawan Hans but later sold to a private aviation company, which used it for joyrides after repairing. The pilot, Praful Mishra, was declared dead at the hospital due to extensive burn and trauma injuries, The Indian Express reported.
Speaking on behalf of the hospital, Dr Raj Karva said another male passenger was in a critical condition, with multiple head and chest injuries. "A lady has been brought with 35% burns. She is conscious," he added.
(This is a developing story. More details are awaited.)
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