Pilot dies in copter crash

The world came crashing down on his parents at their BTM Layout residence here, as they received the news of their son’s death. Vishranth was recruited as a pilot 13 years ago. A lieutenant colonel, he was due for promotion as a commanding officer. Vishranth,  from  Coorg. is survived by his wife, Nayana and a 18-month old daughter.

Four Army personnel were found dead in Sikkim on Friday. The wreckage of their helicopter was found a day after it went missing, close to the Chinese border by a rescue team near the Yumthang valley, about 160 km northeast of state capital Gangtok.

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