Friday, February 26, 2021
Home State KARLA:The two officers on the flight have been identified as Lt Rajeev...

KARLA:The two officers on the flight have been identified as Lt Rajeev Jha and Petty officer (Electrical Air) Sunil Kumar

Two Naval officers were killed on Sunday morning after their glider crashed near the Thoppumpady bridge in Kochi. They took off from the INS Garuda on a routine training sortie, the Navy said in a statement, adding that the glider crashed at around 7 am.

The two officers on the flight have been identified as Lt Rajeev Jha (39) from Uttarakhand and Petty officer (Electrical Air) Sunil Kumar (29) from Bihar. Jha is survived by his wife and two kids and Kumar is single. They were declared brought dead by doctors at the INHS Sanjivani.

The Southern Naval Command ordered an inquiry into the incident.
This comes two days after another officer was killed in Karnataka’ Karwar on Friday evening after his glider plunged into the sea. His trainer was injured and hospitalised.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Mumbai:Mumbai on Tuesday recorded the season’s lowest temperature so far at 16 degree Celsius

Apart from the metropolis, several other parts of Maharashtra also reported a drop in night temperatures, resulting in chill and cool breeze in those...

HARYANA:Chief Secretary said that such overloaded vehicles have not only become a major cause of accidents

To ensure that there is no overloading in vehicles from other states involved in carrying mined material, Haryana Chief Secretary Vijai Vardhan Monday directed...

Nagpur bench: Mere possession of a dead animal’s skin would not amount to an offence

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court bench recently held that that mere possession of a dead animal’s skin would not amount to an...

Canada:Baloch activist Karima Baloch who had escaped Pakistan in 2016 to take refuge in Canada was found dead at Harbourfront in Canada.

Baloch activist Karima Baloch who had escaped Pakistan in 2016 to take refuge in Canada was found dead at Harbourfront in Canada. According to news...

Recent Comments