"As per our information, the ONGC
deployed more divers to trace the missing crew members. Some body parts were found yesterday while more were traced this morning," he said.
The remains have been taken to the R N Cooper Municipal General Hospital. The DNA samples of relatives of the missing crew members have been taken to identify body parts, he said, adding that more information will be provided later.
The Coast Guard
had earlier traced the Aircraft Voice Data Recorder (VDR) of the Pawan Hans helicopter
while the recovery of the remaining debris was in progress.
The helicopter with seven people on-board, including five officers of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
(ONGC) and two pilots, crashed off the Mumbai
coast minutes after it took off for the state-owned company's oil installation in the Arabian sea on Saturday.
Five bodies were recovered two days back, the Coast Guard
and the Navy said in their statements earlier.
has key oil and gas fields off the Mumbai
coast and Pawan Hans helicopters routinely ferry company employees and officers to the oil installations that are situated as far as 160 kilometres from the coastline.
The field in the offshore include Mumbai
High, the nation's largest oil field and Bassein fields, the largest gas field.