Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday had a lucky escape, when his helicopter met with an accident, but everybody on board escaped unhurt.
Chopper with Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis onboard crash-lands in Latur, CM and team escapes unhurt pic.twitter.com/1tQ4NXqeoo— ANI (@ANI_news) May 25, 2017
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.
Our helicopter did meet with an accident in Latur but me and my team is absolutely safe and ok.— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) May 25, 2017
Nothing to worry.
"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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