IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Telangana
Hyderabad, Aug 29: Indian Air Force (IAF)'s Chetak helicopter made an emergency landing in Telengana's Siddipet area on Wednesday following a technical snag.
The chopper had taken off from Hakimpet base of Hyderabad for a routine training exercise, said reports.
In July, an Air Commodore was killed after a Jaguar fighter jet crashed in Gujarat. Air commodore Sanjai Chauhan's aircraft had taken off from Jamnagar air-base for a routine training mission. The IAF had ordered a court of inquiry in that incident.
Again in July this year, Indian Air Force's MiG-21 fighter jet had crashed in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.
In March, an Indian Army helicopter made a crash landing in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu due to a technical glitch. HAL Rudra-I fighter helicopter was flying from Bengaluru to Chennai when it made an emergency landing in Kulidigai village near Madhanur.