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IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Telangana

By Vikas

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.

IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Telangana (Image courtesy - ANI/Twitter)

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.

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Again in July this year, Indian Air Force's MiG-21 fighter jet had crashed in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.

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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.

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