The Chief Minister Mr.Y.S.Rajasekara Reddy of Andhra Pradesh has been missing from 9.35am and all day with four others who were on his helicopter. The army, police forces from 6 districts, ISRO and anti-Naxal forces are all involved in search and rescue operations.
YSR's chopper located: 5 bodies found
Andhra's YSR, 1949-2009: Chief minister's Mr.Rajasekhara Reddy’s body found along with 4 others after commandos reach his helicopter, which crashed on Wednesday on a hilltop.
The PM's meeting has confirmed that YSR has been killed in the crash. The home minister will be briefing the media in a short while.
The helicopter carrying the Andhra CM was located on Thursday morning on Rudrakonda hill, 40 nautical miles east of Kurnool, 24 hours after it went missing.
The 11-year-old Bell 430 helicopter carrying besides Reddy, his special secretary Subramaniam, Chief Secretary ASC Wesley, pilot Group Captain S K Bhatia and co-pilot M S Reddy had lost radio contact one hour after it took off the from the old Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad at 0835 hours on Wednesday.