— ANI (@ANI) January 13, 2018
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman took to Twitter to inform that Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard are extending all possible assistance in the search and rescue operation for the VTPWA Dauphin AS 365 N3 helicopter and its personnel onboard.
— Nirmala Sitharaman (@nsitharaman) January 13, 2018
The reason behind the incident is yet to be ascertained. Out of the four bodies that have been recovered till now, two are of ONGC employees-Pankaj Garg and Bindulal Babu.
— Rashmi Rajput (@RashmiRajput123) January 13, 2018
Meanwhile, the pilots have been identified as Captain V Katoch and Captain Ramesh Othakar.