At least six people were injured when a helicopter of Meghna Group crashed at Rupganj upazila in Narayanganj on Tuesday.
were given first-aid at the Rupganj Upazila Health Complex and sent back to
Rupganj Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mainur Rahman told
bdnews24.com that the helicopter crashed into a paddy field at Nawraparha under
the upazila’s Kayetparha union around 4pm.
The injured were identified as
– Meghna Group Chairman Golam Mostofa’s daughter and company Director Tahmina
Mostofa, 24, Executive Director (Marketing) Asif Iqbal, 45, Head of Business
Development Kazi Safayet Hossain, 45, Abul Kalam, and the helicopter’s pilots
Gulzar Hossain, 42, and Shafiqul Islam, 35.
The helicopter developed a
mechanical problem and crashed in the field while it was on its way to Dhaka
from the Meghna Group factory at Sonargaon’s Meghna Ghat, OC Rahman said quoting
“The helicopter crashed from 1,000 feet height after its
engine broke down,” he said.
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