ONGC Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing In Arabian Sea, All 9 Rescued

ONGC helicopter falls into the Arabian Sea, all nine rescued

Today, a helicopter carrying seven passengers and two pilots fell into the Arabian Sea as it attempted to land on the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Sagar Kiran rig in Mumbai Hai. After successful rescue operations, all nine were pulled out.

According to the news agency PTI, a helicopter with six ONGC personnel on board, one belonging to a contractor working for the company, had a floater attached to a chopper that carried personnel and materials offshore from land. I was forced to use it and land.

At the time of the incident, Chopper was about to land on a rig located about 50 nautical miles from the Mumbai coast. Approximately 1.5 km from the rig’s landing zone, the chopper fell into the sea, officials said.

A rescue boat from the rig Sagar Kiran, where the helicopter made an emergency landing, rescued at least one person, officials said.

Five people were rescued by the offshore supply vessel Malviya-16, which was detoured by MRCC Mumbai to participate in rescue operations.