Faridur Reza Sagar, 5 others unhurt in Rajshahi chopper crash

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

The helicopter carrying Channel I managing director Faridur Reza and 5 others crashed in Godagari uapzila of Rajshahi on Thursday afternoon. Photo: collected.Six people, including private television Channel I and Impress Telefilm’s managing director Faridur Reza, escaped unhurt as a helicopter of Impress Aviation Ltd crashed in Godagari uapzila of Rajshahi on Thursday afternoon, reports UNB.

Channel I director Shykh Seraj told UNB that the accident occurred when a team was returning to Dhaka after shooting of a ‘Sarnakishori’ programme for the channel in the afternoon.

The other five abroad the chopper was singer Ferdous Ara, Sarnakishori foundation chairman Farzana Brawnia, Rafiqul Islam, Tufan Ali and Suman Ali. They all got hurt but none are critically injured.

The helicopter crashed into the land due to inclement weather caused by Cyclone Titli, Seraj said.

However, members of the team are now returning to Dhaka by a flight of Novoair, he added.

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