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Mapping of helicopter routes on: Ravi

Last Updated: Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 20:41

Shillong: Rattled by the spate of
chopper crashes of late, including the one which killed
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, the Union
Civil Aviation Ministry has set about delineating air routes
for all helicopters.

Giving the information o Saturday Union Civil Aviation
Minister Vayalar Ravi expressed hope the exercise would be
completed soon.
"Very soon all helicopters will have a route map. They
just cannot go here and there," he said.

Asked as to when the exercise would be completed, Ravi
said: "We are trying to do it as fast as we can."
Khandu’s Pawan Hans chopper crashed on April 30 at
Luguthang 10 minutes after take-off from Tawang helipad,
killing him and four others on board.


First Published: Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 20:41
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