Two Naval officers killed in glider crash in Kochi

Two Naval officers killed


Two Naval officers were killed on Sunday morning after their glider crashed near the Thoppumpady bridge in Kochi. They took off from the INS Garuda on a routine training sortie, the Navy said in a statement. And the glider crashed at around 7 am in the morning.

The two officers on the flight have been identified as Lt Rajeev Jha and Petty officer (Electrical Air) Sunil Kumar. They were declared brought dead by doctors at the INHS Sanjivani.

The Southern Naval Command ordered an inquiry in to the incident.

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