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Crash landing of copter: All are saved

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A private helicopter with 7 people including Impress Telefilm MD Faridur Reza Sagar crashes shortly in Rajshahi's Godagari Upazila after took off, but all are escaped casualties on Thursday.

Staff Reporter :
Managing Director of Impress Telefilm Faridur Reza Sagar and six others escaped casualities in a helicopter crash in Rajshahi's Godagari upazila on Thursday.
The private helicopter S2 AHW took off with seven people, including Sagar, Singer Ferdous Ara, Chief of Shornokishoree Network Foundation Farzana Brownia,  Rafiqul Islam, Tufan Ali and Sumon Ali and its Pilot Syed Saker Ali around 2:30pm, but crashed shortly after takeoff.
It happened due to the inclement weather, said Mahir Uddin, Chief Engineer of Impress Aviation.
"We are investigating the reason behind the crash," he said.  
Jahangir Alam, Officer-in-Charge of Godagari Police Station, who was a witness to the crash, has confirmed media of the incident and its development.
"The S2-AHW helicopter took off from the Godagari helipad at 2.35pm. But the pilot lost its control and the helicopter crashed beside a nearby under-construction building," he said.  
The police and firemen rescued the passengers and took them to the         
Upazila Nirbahi Officer's office after giving primary treatment.
The celebrities went to Anwara Fahim Ziauddin Pilot Girls High School to attend a programme of felicitation for meritorious girls yesterday.
As they were about to came back to Dhaka, their privately-owned helicopter crashed moments after taking off from a nearby helipad and slammed back to the ground.
Finally, Sagar, Ferdous Ara and Farzana Brownia returned home safely from Rajshahi Airport.

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