In view of the recent controversy of the hired helicopter pilot’s misconduct and failure to carry out carry out the state chief minister’s visit to Chozuba on March 22, and the issue being raised in the state assembly during the last session , the service provider M/s King Rotors & Air Charter Pvt Ltd have inducted a new twin- engine Bell 412 helicopter along with new crew and pilots.
A press note issued by state chief secretary, Lalthara said the chopper had a capacity to carry 13 passengers with effect from March 23 .
The note said helicopter services are available to the general public at a subsidized rate of 25% of the actual flying cost and also for hiring/ chartering for individuals or parties at the same rates.
Another notification issued by Nagaland State Transport general manager, Dimapur stated that commuters can avail of the information and details from the from the mobile numbers of following officers in charge of helicopter services:
Dimapur: Karentali A.S.S. 9436009193; Robert Asst 9436073273 .Kohima: Vikiho, SS 9436604408; Neihu Asst 9956240200 Phek: Bendangtoshi ASS 9436063701; L Saku Asst 9436821693 Zunheboto: Chukidong AGM 9856304897; Lovito Asst 9436342023. Mokokchung: A Lima AGM 9436436077 Alemtemsu Asst 9615776811.
Mon : Nungshilemba, SS 9436433794; Tsudilemba, Asst 9436657449 Tuensang: Lithrongse AGM 9436407299; Tako Asst 9436435723 . Wokha: Puklesale SS 9436011503; Joel Asst 9346201128.