A tearful note penned by his relative on Facebook is widely being shared in the social media after the tragic flight crash in Karipur in which pilot Dipak Sathe also lost his life. It is mentioned in the post that the pilot managed to avoid a worse disaster and saved the lives of many passengers.
Nilesh Sathe, cousin of Dipak Sathe and a financial advisor at the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), wrote that his cousin saved many lives by avoiding a fire in the aircraft. The airport authorities also had stated that if fire broke out after the crash, it could have led to a terrible disaster.
The post reads: