Many Gather to See as IAF Chopper Makes Precautionary Landing
The IAF has informed that the chopper carried out the precautionary landing due to a technical snag in-flight.
An Indian Air Force helicopter, on a train mission, made a precautionary landing in an open field in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur, reported NDTV. This led to a large number of people collecting in the area to see it.
This incident took place on Thursday, 8 October, while India celebrated its Air Force Day.
The chopper was a Dhurv Advance light helicopter, and according to the Air Force, the precautionary landing was merely a part of of a routine training mission, reported NDTV.
According to NDTV, security officials have shut off the area, where the helicopter landed, from access to regular public.
The Indian Air Force, in a statement, informed that the chopper carried out the precautionary landing due to a technical snag in-flight, but no damage or injury has been reported on ground.
“Recovery team has been launched,” said IAF.
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