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Chopper with five ONGC officials on board goes missing off Mumbai coast

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The chopper was scheduled to land at the designated oil rig at Mumbai High at 11 AM

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A Pawan Hans helicopter, which was heading to ONGC’s north field with seven people on board, went missing off the coast on Saturday, official sources said. The chopper, Dauphin N3, bearing registration number VT-PWA, took off from Juhu aerodrome at 10.25 AM, with five employees and two pilots on board, they said. The chopper was scheduled to land at the designated oil rig at High at 11 AM, the sources said.

Search operations are on, they added. The Navy said it had deployed its stealth frigate for the search operation while surveillance is also being press into service.

First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 13:57 IST

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