Following an in depth search operation, collectively performed by ONGC, Coast Guard and Indian Navy, six our bodies together with one of many two Pilots of ill-fated Pawan Hans Chopper have up to now been recovered. The search is on for yet another one that remains to be lacking.
Bodies of ONGC Officials Mr. P N Srinivasan, Mr. R Saravanan, Mr. Jose Antony, Mr. Pankaj Garg and one of many pilots Capt. R Ohatkar, have been recognized. The identification course of for the sixth physique remains to be on.
During the Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations on Jan. 14, 2018, the VDR of the chopper has been recovered. Search operation is on for the remaining particles of the manufacturing chopper VT – PWA.
ONGC and Coast Guard vessels: CG-268, CG-241, CG-314, Suriya-Three, and CG-769, Samudra Sevak, HAL Anant, TAG-20, TAG 17, TAG-15, OSVs LJ Johnson and BS Negi and Ocean Crewser-III have been relentlessly combing the realm.
The search operation is being steered by the ONGC high administration led by Shashi Shanker, CMD ONGC.
Mr. Shanker, who has been tenting in Mumbai to supervise the search operations, in addition to guaranteeing all helps for the bereaved households, has acknowledged excessive degree impartial investigation might be instantly instituted to establish the explanations.
The recovered our bodies of ONGC executives, after needed procedures, have been handed over to the relations and two households have taken the our bodies to their native locations for final rites as desired by the relations. ONGC is extending all attainable assist to the bereaved households on this hour of grief and disaster.
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