Nalgonda Helicopter Crash: A helicopter crashed on Saturday in the Nalgonda district of Telangana, in which two pilots, including a trainee pilot, died. The accident occurred in Tungaturthi village of Peddavura block near Nagarjunasagar dam on the Krishna river. Hearing the loud explosion, local people gathered at the spot.
At this time, the police and medical team have reached the site. It is believed that the trainee pilot was flying the helicopter that crashed. The aircraft belonged to a private aviation academy in Hyderabad. The dead have not yet been identified.
Nalgonda Helicopter Crash Video
A video of this accident is becoming quite viral on social media, in which thick smoke was coming out of the crashed helicopter. In the video, some villagers can be seen trying to rescue the pilots from the crashed helicopter.
Police got information about the accident from farmers.
In a preliminary investigation, Nalgonda police said they had received information from farmers working on agricultural land in Tungaturthi village of Peddavura Mandal that they saw a helicopter crash and heavy smoke was coming out. Based on data, the police reached the spot and saw that the helicopter had crashed and a woman pilot had died. Police suspect that the helicopter came in contact with high tension electrical wires on agricultural land and caused the accident.
There is a possibility of the helicopter colliding with the power lines
Police suspect that the helicopter came in contact with high tension electrical wires on agricultural land and caused the accident. The helicopter belongs to Flytech Aviation Academy, Hyderabad. It also has an operational institute at Nagarjunasagar in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh bordering Nalgonda, from where the helicopter took off.