Shailesh Kumar, National Defence
New Delhi, 13 January 2018
Pawan Hans Helicopter operating with ONGC, which went missing today morning after loosing contact with ATC is crashed into sea. The first pictures sent by Indian Coast Guard ship of crash site in which some debris is found floating, which are part of the missing Dauphin N3 chopper, according to coast guard sources. The crash site could be 20 miles from land off Dahanu. Sources have confirmed of recovery of four dead bodies; the search and rescue for survivors is still on.
Shailesh Kumar is an independent journalist with over 15 years of experience in crime, political and defence reporting for leading media brands including Star News, India TV and NewsX. He is the founder editor of defence and security news portal, National Defence.