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11 August 2020 Current Events Maharashtra Government to Accord State Funeral to (Retd) Wing Commander Capt Deepak Sathe

The Maharashtra government is to accord state funeral to Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe, pilot of the plane that crashed in Kerala last week. In the crash, 18 people were killed, including both the pilots. In an official tweet on Tuesday morning, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackerey said that "we'll accord state funeral for late Wing Commander (Retd) Capt DV Sathe. His life has been one that will inspire young pilots to achieve Sword of Honour and Command over skies" The funeral of Captain Sathe, a resident of Chandivali in Mumbai, will be held later during the day. Captain Akhilesh Kumar, the co-pilot, and first officer of the aircraft, was cremated on Sunday in his hometown Mathura in the presence of his family and officials of Air India and Air India Express. 


Maharashtra Government to Accord State Funeral to (Retd) Wing Commander Capt Deepak Sathe

The Maharashtra government is to accord state funeral to Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe, pilot of the plane that crashed in Kerala last week. In the crash, 18 people were killed, including both the pilots. In an official tweet on Tuesday morning, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackerey said that "we'll accord state funeral for late Wing Commander (Retd) Capt DV Sathe. His life has been one that will inspire young pilots to achieve Sword of Honour and Command over skies" The funeral of Captain Sathe, a resident of Chandivali in Mumbai, will be held later during the day. Captain Akhilesh Kumar, the co-pilot, and first officer of the aircraft, was cremated on Sunday in his hometown Mathura in the presence of his family and officials of Air India and Air India Express. 




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