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2 Navy personnel dead as glider crashes in Kochi, board of inquiry ordered

ANI | Updated: Oct 04, 2020 10:57 IST


Kochi (Kerala) [India], October 4 (ANI): Two Navy personnel lost their lives after a glider crashed near Thoppumpady bridge, Kochi near the Naval base on Sunday morning.

The naval power glider, according to the Southern Naval Command, had taken off from INS Garuda on a routine training sortie before the crash, which occurred at around 7 am today.
The crew-Lieutenant Rajeev Jha and Petty Officer Sunil Kumar- both were declared brought dead by the INHS Sanjivani, after being recovered from the crash site.
The Southern Naval Command has ordered a Board of Inquiry to investigate the incident. (ANI)

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