CBI to probe YSR's helicopter crash

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Hyderabad, Sep 7: The Andhra Pradesh Government recommended for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the helicopter crash that killed Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhar Reddy on Sep 2.

State home minister P Sabita Indra Reddy told reporters on Monday, Sep 7, that Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has agreed to the state's request.

She said, "The state government has also ordered a probe by a two-member expert committee comprising M R Reddy, retired Indian Police Service (IPS) official, and H S Kola, former director general, civil aviation."

YSR, his special secretary, chief security officer and two pilots were killed when the helicopter carrying them from Hyderabad to Chittoor crashed in bad weather in Nallamalla forests in Kurnool district on Wednesday, Sep 2.

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