Published:  01:42 AM, 15 November 2017

Three injured in N'ganj copter crash

Three people have been injured after a helicopter of Partex Aviation crashed in Narayanganj's Rupganj Upazila on Tuesday.

The accident occurred around 4:00pm, said Rupganj Police Station officer-in-charge Ismail Hossain. The injured are pilot Mizanur Rahman, co-pilot Zia and engineer Farooq have been taken to  the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka.

"The helicopter had come in for repairs. A technical malfunction occurred during the test flight after repairs were conducted, forcing them to make an emergency landing," said Partex Aviation Chief Engineer Md Mahiuddin. OC Ismail said, "The helicopter crashed into the sand. Three, including the pilot, were injured."

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