Chetak helicopter topples in Allahabad

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Allahabad, March 15: Two pilots of a Chetak helicopter of the Indian Air Force are safe after their chopper toppled as they attempted to land in Allahabad on Wednesday.

Chetak helipcopter

The chopper had taken off from Bamrauli air base of Allahabad and was on a routine sortie. The pilots detected a technical snag during the sortie and reported it to the ground crew.

As the pilots tried to crash-land on the uneven field the helicopter it toppled. The IAF has ordered a court of inquiry to ascertain the cause of the accident.

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