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Chopper crash near Thane claims five lives

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 15:56

Zee Media Bureau/Tarun Khanna

Thane: A chopper crashed in Tokwane area near rural Thane on Sunday while heading to Auragabad from Mumbai.

Five people, who were on board,have died.

The chopper belonged to private operator United Heli Charters had taken off from Juhu.

According to the officials, the chopper crashed as it had come in contact with electric wires.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has sent a rescue team to the accident .

First Published: Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 11:51

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