Mumbai, 28th June 2022: An Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) helicopter on Tuesday (June 28) made an emergency landing near a company’s rig in the Arabian Sea. The company informed via Twitter.
ONGC tweeted: “#Helicopter mishap in #Arabian Sea near #ONGC rig Sagar Kiran in #Mumbai High; carrying 7 passengers & 2 pilots. Four rescued. Rescue operations in full swing.”
The helicopter had nine persons including two pilots. An ONGC official informed that four of the nine persons have been rescued so far and attempts are on to bring the others to safety.
Reportedly, the helicopter which had six ONGC personnel on board along with one belonging to a contract worker was compelled to land using the floaters which are attached to choppers that carry personnel and material from shore to offshore facilities.
The conditions directed to the emergency landing were not clear directly.