Medanta Air Ambulance crashes near Bangkok, pilot killed, Sushma Swaraj assures help

By: | Updated: March 6, 2017 11:27 PM

"The Air Ambulance of Medanta Hospital with five member crew caught fire and crashlanded near Bangkok. The injured were shifted to Bangkok Hospital by Army helicopters," Sushma tweeted.

“The Air Ambulance of Medanta Hospital with five member crew caught fire and crashlanded near Bangkok. The injured were shifted to Bangkok Hospital by Army helicopters,” Sushma tweeted.
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As the air ambulance of the Medanta hospital crash landed near Bangkok after it caught fire, today, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj assured that the MEA mission has extended help to five people who were on board. The Union Minister said that the injured have been shifted to Bangkok hospital by army helicopters. The Air Ambulace of Medanta had a five member crew and Swaraj over a tweet extended condolences to the bereaved family of the dead pilot.

Over a series of tweets Sushma said, “The Air Ambulance of Medanta Hospital with five member crew caught fire and crash landed near Bangkok. The injured were shifted to Bangkok Hospital by Army helicopters. Our Mission has just informed me that we have lost pilot of the Air Ambulance Arunaksha Nandy. Dr.Shailendra and Dr.Komal are in the ICU. The other two have sustained minor injuries. Our Mission is extending them all help and assistance.”

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She further added, “Mr.Kirit Shah and Mrs.Minaxi Shah were travelling on AI Flt from Mumbai to Newark on 4th March when Mrs.Shah developed cardiac problem. The flight had to make an emergency landing at the Bodo airport in Norway. Mrs.Shah was admitted in Nordland hospital. I have spoken to Mr.Kirit Shah. He has informed me that Mrs.Shah is stable. I assured him that our Mission will provide them all help.”

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