Three hurt in Narayanganj helicopter crash

Three people have been injured after a helicopter crashed in Narayanganj’s Rupganj Upazila.

Published : 14 Nov 2017, 12:29 PM
Updated : 14 Nov 2017, 02:11 PM

The accident occurred around 4pm on Tuesday, said Rupganj Police Station OC Ismail Hossain.
The injured – pilot Mizanur Rahman, co-pilot Zia and engineer Farooq were rushed to the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka and later transferred to the capital's Apollo Hospital.

“The helicopter had come in for repairs. A technical malfunction occurred during the test flight after repairs were conducted, forcing them to make an emergency landing,” said Partex Aviation Chief Engineer Md Mahiuddin.
“The helicopter crashed into the sand,” OC Ismail said. “Three, including the pilot, were injured.”