Devendra Fadnavis escapes unhurt after his chopper crash lands in Latur [Photos]

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis survived a major scare on Thursday, when a helicopter carrying him crash-landed in Latur.

FP Staff May 25, 2017 17:03:16 IST
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis survived a major scare on Thursday, when a helicopter carrying him crash-landed in Latur. PTI
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Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis survived a major scare on Thursday, when a helicopter carrying him crash-landed in Latur. PTI
However, Fadnavis and his aides who were travelling with him all escaped unhurt. PTI
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However, Fadnavis and his aides who were travelling with him all escaped unhurt. PTI
The helicopter, which had six persons on board including two crew members, got entangled in overhead wires while landing at Nilanga area where the chief minister had held a programme. PTI
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The helicopter, which had six persons on board including two crew members, got entangled in overhead wires while landing at Nilanga area where the chief minister had held a programme. PTI
A senior official of the DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) said the state government's Sikorsky helicopter suffered substantial damage in the accident. PTI
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A senior official of the DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) said the state government's Sikorsky helicopter suffered substantial damage in the accident. PTI
The Aircraft Accident Investigation (AIB) bureau, which comes under the Civil Aviation Ministry, will investigate the mishap. PTI
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The Aircraft Accident Investigation (AIB) bureau, which comes under the Civil Aviation Ministry, will investigate the mishap. PTI