Helicopter on way to pick up Shiv Sena leader crashes in Maharashtra

The pilot of a helicopter was injured after it tilted during landing in Maharashtra's Raigad district on Friday, a police official said.

Mumbai, May 3: The chopper was scheduled to pick Shiv Sena-UBT leader Sushma Andhare for a public rally in connection with the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, he said.

The helicopter got tilted when the pilot tried to land on a makeshift helipad at Mahad around 9.30 am, he said.

While the pilot suffered injuries, the helicopter’s rotor blades got damaged in the incident, he said, citing preliminary findings.

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