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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis Escapes Unhurt After His Helicopter Crash Lands Near Latur

"Nothing to worry," tweeted CM Fadnavis after the accident.

25/05/2017 12:47 PM IST | Updated 25/05/2017 1:14 PM IST
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday had a lucky escape, when his helicopter met with an accident, but everybody on board escaped unhurt.

According to initial reports, after the accident, the pilot had to crash land the helicopter near Nilanga, Latur. But the landing was rough, and the helicopter has suffered substantial damages.

Within minutes, Fadnavis tweeted out that all of those on board were safe.

"Nobody got hurt. My media advisor Ketan Pathak has suffered minor injuries. With the blessings of 11 crore people of Maharashtra, I am safe," he told reporters at Nilanga.

Fadnavis had gone to Latur in Marathwada for the BJP's 'Shivar Samwad Sabha', a state-wide campaign to reach out to farmers.

(With inputs from PTI)

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