Thursday, September 3, 2009



The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy has died when a helicopter carrying him from Hyderabad to Chittoor on 2nd September 2009 deviated 18 km from its path towards east, near Rudrakoduru in the Nallamala forest range in Kurnool district, before it hit a cliff and crashed. "The chopper hit the cliff, crashed and exploded.

The reason found that the chopper might have drifted from its path because of a large cloud formation due to inclement weather and ended up hitting the cliff..

The Helicopter BELL – 430 belongs to AP Aviation corporation was reduced to bits and pieces in the mishap except the tail portion.

The place were helicopter crashed is 10 km away from Rudrakoduru on a hostile terrain and army commandos had to slither down with the help of a rope from a rescue helicopter.

"Initially three bodies were traced and then the fourth one. It took a while to locate the fifth body.

The police can able to identified the bodies from the dresses only

To-day is a BLACK DAY .