Chopper crashes in Jalgaon, Maharashtra; one dead

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Mumbai, Jul 16 (PTI) One occupant was killed and another was injured as a helicopter crashed on Friday evening in the Jalgaon district of north Maharashtra, a police official said.

The incident took place near Wardi village in the district's Chopda area which is part of the Satpura mountain ranges, and information was received by authorities around 5:15pm, he said.

'One occupant was declared dead on arrival by hospital authorities while the second person has sustained injuries,' he said.

One of the occupants was a woman but it was not yet clear who was piloting the helicopter, he said. PTI DC BNM KRK KRK

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