India oil firm chopper goes missing with seven on board

The chopper Dauphin N3 bearing registration number VT-PWA took off from Juhu aerodrome at 10:25 am with five ONGC employees and two pilots on board

A Pawan Hans helicopter with seven people on board, including five ONGC employees, went missing after it took off from Juhu airport on Saturday.

It was reportedly 30 nautical miles off the western coast before going off-radar.

Chopper last contacted the oil rig air traffic control at around 10.30am. The Coast Guard has fished out three bodies from the site. Thereafter, they were in touch with the rig air traffic controller for upto 9 kms, about 2 mins.

"A Dornier aircraft and helicopters from Daman (near Dahanu) have also been launched", a Coast Guard spokesperson said. "The pilots, as per the procedure, had changed over their radio contact from Juhu air traffic control to the one manned on the oil rig around 10.25 am", said a source.

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An Indian Navy spokesperson said that two Independent Search Vehicles have already been deployed for patrol in the region along with three Indian Coast Guard units for search and rescue.

It was a chopper operated by Pawan Hans, India's state owned helicopter operator.

The coast guard is expected to begin search and rescue operations soon, report adds.

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