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Sep 29, 2013 at 01:55pm IST

Maharashtra: Chopper crash lands in Thane, 5 dead

Mumbai: Five people were killed on Sunday after a helicopter crash landed in Murbad tehsil of Thane, Maharashtra, local Superintendent of Police said on Sunday.

The chopper was carrying at least five people.

Reports said the helicopter belonging to United Charters was on its way to Aurangabad when it crashed near Murbad.

Reports said the helicopter might have hit a high tension wire which caused the crash.

Search and rescue operations are on.