Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday paid tributes to Captain Gopal Krishna Panda, who died on May 12 when a helicopter owned by the state government crashed at the airport here during a routine sortie.
Captain A.P. Shrivastav also died in the accident.
Baghel visited Captain Panda’s residence at Maulshri Vihar in Raipur and offered floral tributes. He met the grieving family members and expressed his deepest condolences.
He was accompanied by the Chairman of the Chhattisgarh Housing Board, Kuldeep Juneja, Additional Secretary to the Chief Minister Subrat Sahoo and Secretary Siddharth Komal Singh Pardeshi.