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Chopper crash: 14 bodies brought to Mumbai

August 13, 2003 13:27 IST

Fourteen of the 22 bodies recovered from the wreckage of the helicopter that crashed in the Arabian Sea have been brought to the ONGC's Juhu helibase (in Mumbai).

They would be handed over to relatives after a post-mortem, an ONGC spokesperson said on Wednesday.

The bodies have been identified as those of:
S B Kodag,
A Mathaih,
A K Das,
A Mhatre,
D J Johny,
R P Biswas,
S K Dey,
J Varokey,
P M Nathani,
B V Savant,
T S Alphonso,
B Sahay,
Biju (contract employee)
and that of the co-pilot of Mesco Aviation.

Two persons, one each from ONGC and Mesco, are still missing, ONGC sources added.

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