NEW DELHI - Indian Coast Guard helicopter had crashed and pilot assistant commandant Captain Penny Chaudhary’s died in the chopper crash.
The helicopter was on a routine flight.
Chaudhary had sustained head injuries in the chopper crash that happened on March 10. She breathed her last on Tuesday evening. The 26-year-old assistant commandant was commissioned as an Indian Coast Guard officer in 2016.
Penny’s uncle Col Manbeer Chaudhary said that for the past 17 days, she was on life support following surgery for head injuries at naval hospital INHS Asvini in south Mumbai’s Colaba.
He said that helicopter was on a routine sortie and Chaudhary was accompanied by deputy commandant Balwinder Singh and two divers Sandeep and Baljeet when it crash-landed.