Private television station Channel i Managing Director Faridur Reza Sagar has narrowly escaped a tragic incident when a chopper crashed in Rajshahi's Godagari upazila with six people on board.
Godagari Police Station OC Jahangir Alam said the privately-owned helicopter carrying a six-member team, including Faridur Reza Sagar, singer Ferdous Ara and popular anchor Farzana Brownia, crushed into the playground of Anwara Fahim Ziauddin Pilot Girls' High School around 3 pm on Thursday.
The six people on board are safe and rescued immediately after the incident happened, he added. Later, they were all taken to Godagari Upazila Health Complex.
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Quoting the pilot of the chopper, Banglanews24, the sister concern of the daily Kalerkantho, reported that the incident occurred due to the bad weather and technical glitch.
The team went there to attend a programme of felicitation for outstanding girls.