The Pawan Hans plane crash Landed on the Arabian sea near ONGC Mumbai and had 9 occupants including 2 pilots.
As per our sources, there is confirmation that 4 out of 7 occupants dead in this Mishap, and out of 2 pilots 1 is a little injured.
The plane having registration VT-BHA has crash-landed at ONGC Mumbai
About Pawan Hans crash
The Helicopter Company is owned by the Indian Government and is in News for its disinvestment by the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MOCA).
The Helicopter was carrying around 7 occupants while flying from Juhu Airport, Vile parle to Mumbai ONGC, According to our source.
The Flight was part of regular drills conducted by Pawan Hans to carry occupants to and from the ONGC rig.
According to our sources, the helicopter used by Company for this flight was Brand New Sikorsky S-76.
As per the report, the plane crashed during landing at ONGC Rig due to poor visibility.
a source confirms that there were 7 People and 2 pilots on board and ONGC has seized its Aerial Operations.
Juhu airport has also grounded all Flights to ONGC Rig Mumbai.
Sikorsky is one the most advanced helicopter of its time and such incidents questions the safety guidelines in Pawan Hans.
We are waiting for more information and will keep you updated.
Tweet by ONGC
PHL has now evolved into south Asia’s largest Helicopter Company that maintains and operates a fleet of 43 Helicopters.
Over a period, PHL has logged more than 1 Million Flying hours and Lakhs of Landings and also plans to become a 100 Helicopter company by 2027.
Further to strengthen its core business, Pawan Hans is diversifying into the fields of small Fixed Wing aircraft, Training & Skill Development, Safety Audit & Consultancy, Foreign Projects, and the creation of infrastructures such as Heliports and Helipads as well.
PHL has been commissioned as a consultant for developing 31 heliports in 05 states Himachal, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh Assam, and Manipur.
It provides a variety of services, making it the most trusted brand in the area of helicopter services.
Off -Shore operations, connecting inaccessible areas, charter services, search and rescue work, VIP transportation, corporate.
special charters, hotline washing of insulators, and Heli-pilgrims are some of the major services of Pawan Hans.
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