After technical snag, IAF helicopter makes precautionary landing in in Gujarat

Apr 14, 2018, 09:18 IST | ANI

A Cheetah helicopter of Air Force made a precautionary landing in an open field, 36 kilometres from Naliya Air Force Station in Gujarat after it developed technical snag. The helicopter was on a routine mission when the incident took place yesterday

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A Cheetah helicopter of Air Force made a precautionary landing in an open field, 36 kilometres from Naliya Air Force Station in Gujarat after it developed technical snag. The helicopter was on a routine mission when the incident took place yesterday.

The crew carried out a precautionary landing as per Standard operating procedures (SOPs) in an open field. Soon after the incident, a Chetak helicopter was flown in with the technical team for rectification. Later, both the helicopters were flown back safely to base post rectification of the Cheetah by around 11:15 pm yesterday.

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