In a freak accident, two naval personnel were killed in an accident that took place at the airport hangar of Southern Naval Command (SNC) headquarters.
The headquarters is based in Kochi.
It is speculated that two junior commissioned officers in the rank of chief petty officers died after the metal door of the hangar collapsed and fell on them.
The freak accident left the two Naval personnel with severe head injuries.
Though two of them were immediately rushed to INS Sanjeevani hospital, both succumbed to injuries.
The reason for the collapse is not confirmed and the Navy has launched an investigation into the accident. >