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Goa: Navy helicopter crashes, three dead

First published: October 15, 2012, 12:01 PM IST | Updated: October 15, 2012
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Goa: Navy helicopter crashes, three dead
The rotor of the helicopter, which had flown from Mumbai to Dabolim, broke off while landing, Navy sources said.

Goa: An Indian Navy Chetak helicopter crashed at the Dabolim airport in Goa on Monday morning. Three people including two pilots have been killed in the crash. The crash occurred on the civilian flight's runway.

The rotor of the helicopter, which had flown from Mumbai to Dabolim, broke off while landing, Navy sources said. The chopper then caught fire, they said.

The helicopter was to stop for refuelling when the crash happened. More details of the crash are awaited.

(With additional information from PTI)

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