Here is the timeline of how events related to Andhra CM YSR Reddy's disappearance unfolded since Wednesday morning.
8:30 AM: CM YS Reddy boarded Bell 430 chopper from Hyderabad airport on Wednesday morning.
9:35 AM: Chopper went off the radar of ATC Hyderabad
10:15 AM: The chopper lost all contacts
11:30 AM: Initial reports of chopper making forced landing at Kurnool spread.
12:15 PM: Reports of YSR missing
1:00 PM: Home Ministry said Andhra CM untraceable
1:30 PM: Unconfirmed reports in media said YSR safe, landed in Kurnool forest
2:00 PM: Andhra government, Home ministry said to have been monitoring situation
3:00 PM: Andhra govt confirmed CM had gone missing, search ops on
3:30 PM: Congress in press meet called it crisis situation
6 PM: Search operations by ten helicopters on in six district
Late night: Night vision surveillance on; ISRO and Sukhoy fighter plane assisted in search for the chopper
9 AM: YSR's chopper found in mangled, burnt state
10 AM: Survivors after the chopper crash unlikely
10:30 AM: 5 dead bodies found from the chopper; No official confirmation
11:00 AM: Andhra CM YSR declared dead