IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Mumbai following technical snag

An Indian Air Force (IAF) MI-17 chopper today made an emergency landing at the Bandra Kurla Complex here following a technical snag, a Defence spokesperson said.

IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Mumbai following technical snagIAF personnel inspecting the chopper that made emergency landing on BKC ground following a technical sang in Mumbai. Pic/PTI

"A MI-17 aircraft of the IAF was on a routine training sortie during which it developed a technical snag," he said. He said the aircraft carried out a precautionary landing at the Bandra Kurla complex in suburban Mumbai this afternoon.

"The aircraft and all the four passengers on board are safe while a technical support team has been dispatched to the spot to assess the aircraft," the spokesperson added.

The technical problem in the chopper was resolved and it took off from Bandra Kurla complex and reached Santacruz Aiport around 6 pm, a Defence spokesperson said.

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