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INS Brahmaputra: During Sea Ops, 23-Year-Old Navy Official Dies Onboard Frontline Warship


The navy suffered yet another huge loss when one of its personnel was killed at sea. To investigate the cause, a board of inquiry is being ordered. According to the statement of officials said on Sunday, A 23-year-old Navy personnel died after sustaining very severe injuries onboard a frontline missile frigate during operations at sea. A senior Navy Official said that ” In an unfortunate accident at sea on April 8, Mohit, Aged 23 years, Hull Artificer 4, succumbed to injuries onboard INS Brahmaputra during operations at sea”. He also mentioned that ” A board of inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause”.

23-Year-Old Navy Official Dies Onboard

According to Navy placements, Hull Artificer 4 is a rank that is equivalent to Petty Officer.
The Indian Navy expressed its deep condolences to the deceased’s family. They suffered a great loss and are expecting some privacy on this matter. All personnel of the Indian Navy pay tribute to Mohit, HA4. This is said to be the Navy’s second officer loss in a week, the most recent occurring during a training exercise.

23-Year-Old Navy Official Dies Onboard

On April 5, the previous incident took place, when a Navy Petty Officer named Chandaka Govind died during a free-fall training exercise at Panagrah Air Force Station. He is said to be gone missing after a routine drop from a C130J Super Hercules aircraft and was later discovered with a partially opened parachute in the West Bengal district of Bankura. His final rites were said to be held on April 8 at his home in Vill Parla, Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh. A Very high-level investigation has been launched into the commando’s death.

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, our first Prime Minister, has rightly said, “To be secure on Land, we must be supreme at Sea”. This famous quote always reminds us that we are primarily a Maritime Nation. And that also explains why the public holds a great deal of affection for the Navy and its officers and agniveers. Navy officers should be protected by any means as they are helping our nation through their dedication to their work. Challenges and responsibilities are the hallmarks of life at sea. These sudden tragedies make us feel sad but yet also proud of the leaders who sacrificed their lives for us. On social media, All personnel of the Indian Navy extended heartfelt condolences by tweeting. Will update you guys after we get closure on this situation.


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