ONGC Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing In Arabian Sea, 5 Rescued

Mumbai: A helicopter carrying 7 passengers and 2 pilots made an emergency landing in the Arabian Sea near ONGC rig Sagar Kiran in Mumbai High on Tuesday afternoon. Taking to Twitter, the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) said that so far, five people have been rescued and a rescue operation is presently underway.

The Pawan Hans helicopter reportedly had six ONGC personnel onboard, and one belonging to a contractor working for the company. It was forced to land using the floaters that are attached to such coppers that carry personnel and material from shore to offshore installations.

The reason that led to the emergency landing was not immediately clear.

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Comments are closed.