Windshield of helicopter carrying health min developed cracks while landing at a village in Surajpur, a big mishap avoided due to pilot's efforts

Windshield of helicopter carrying health min developed cracks while landing at a village in Surajpur, a big mishap avoided due to pilot's efforts

Raipur: A big mishap was avoided due to pilot’s efforts after the windshield of helicopter carrying health minister TS Singh Deo suddenly developed cracks while landing at village in Surajpur district on Sunday.

The minister was on his way to village Dharsedi of Surajpur to review the under construction well collapse incident in which three persons were killed on Saturday evening.

Health Minister TS Singhdeo told that the glass of the helicopter was cracked. The pilot informed the same to them after landing safely.

No causality has been reported in the incident and all boarded in helicopter are safe.  

Meanwhile, the state government has ordered a probe in the matter. Soon after receiving information about the incident, chief minister Bhupesh Baghel asked about well-being of health minister TS Singh Deo over phone call. As per the instructions of state government, the chief pilot of the helicopter and additional operators of the aviation department will examine various aspects of this entire incident and submit their report.