Mumbai: Helicopter crashes in Aarey Colony, six fire tenders rushed to spot; 1 dead, 3 injured

Among the four people injured in the helicopter crash in Mumbai's Aarey colony on Sunday, one person has died. The accident took place at 12.15 pm, reports CNN-News18.

According to ANI, four people were injured and were shifted to a nearby hospital for medical aid, adding that the helicopter Robinson R44 crashed in the Filter Pada area of Aarey Colony in Goregaon. The Robinson R44 helicopter belonged to Aman Aviation that offers an aerial viewing of the city, according to NDTV.

At least six fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. The chopper, with four persons on board, crashed and caught fire in Goregaon locality here, officials said. The injured were taken to the Seven Hills Hospital where the pilot succummed to his injuries. The other two are critically injured.

The fire has been extinguished, added ANI.

Further details of the accident are awaited, according to BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation's Disaster Control wing.

With inputs from agencies

Updated Date: Dec 11, 2016 15:10:54 IST