Two navymen of the Southern Naval Command in Kochi died after a helicopter hangar door collapsed and fell on them on Thursday morning.
“Two Navy personnel died of casualties caused due to an aircraft hangar collapse,” a spokesperson told PTI. Though they were rushed to the hospital, they succumbed to their injuries.
The two deceased, whose names are yet to be announced by the SNC, were Chief Petty Officers at INS Garuda, the Naval air station of the SNC in Kochi. The hangar collapsed at 10 am in the morning.
More details are awaited.