CM KCR Escapes Minor Fire Mishap On His Helicopter

Vastavam Web: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao who is touring Adilabad, Peddapalli and Mancherial districts today sent the security into jitters after smoke emitted from a bag in the helicopter he was travelling in. The incident took place when the Chief Minister was about to leave from a helipad in Karimnagar after attending an official programme.  Telangana Chief Minister (CM) K Chandrashekar Rao today as a bag that was part of the CM’s office luggage caught fire right before the take off of his chopper. The security officials dumped the bag 100 meters away near the helipad and averted the security scare immediately. Later, the chopper safely took off with the CM on board. No injury was reported to anyone in the incident.”The VHS set used by the police caught in short circuit was found and removed immediately. The CM and others traveling in the helicopter are safe,” the DGP said. The DGP of Telangana confirmed that there was no snag in the chopper that carried the CM. According to the reports, the smoke erupted from a VHF communication set present in the bag due to a technical snag. KCR carries a security structure equivalent to the Z+ status. The chief minister of Telangana was protected by the Intelligence Security Wing (ISW) personnels who are trained as per the Special Police Group (SPG) and are clad in Safari dress. KT Rama Rao, minister in government of Telangana and son of KCR, confirmed that the chief minister was safe. KT Rama Rao has tweeted that KCR is doing well. Officials are probing the incident.