IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Rajasthan, five aboard safe

IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Rajasthan, five aboard safe

Jaipur, August 23, 2022

An Indian Air Force (IAF) Mi-35 helicopter made an emergency landing in the fields of Hanumangarh district in Rajasthan due to a technical fault on Tuesday, officials said.

There were five personnel, including the pilot, on board the helicopter, who are all safe.

People gathered around soon after the helicopter landed in the fields.

On receiving the information, local police rushed to the spot.

According to information, the helicopter took off from the Air Force Station Suratgarh in the morning. After the technical fault was detected, the pilot made an emergency landing in fields between Dholipal and Kikarwali villages at around 9.30 a.m.

After landing, the pilot informed top officials and tried to rectify the fault in the helicopter.

According to the police, IAF flight engineers from Suratgarh have reached the spot and efforts are on to rectify the technical snag.

IANS

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