Indian Air Force’s helicopter makes emergency landing near Bhopal

Team India Sentinels Sunday 1st of October 2023 03:31 PM

An IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: An Indian Air Force helicopter had to make a “precautionary” landing near a dam in Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday when it was on a routine training mission.

The pilot and five crew members on board the helicopters are said to be safe. As per initial reports, the ALH Dhruv developed a technical glitch, leading to the emergency landing.

Earlier in the day, a police officer said the chopper of IAF's III HU unit made an "emergency" landing in a field near a lake in Dungariya village, nearly 60 km from the Bhopal district headquarters, at around 8:45 am.

The helicopter was on its way to Jhansi from Bhopal when it developed a technical glitches. The police officer said the helicopter took off to its destination at around 5 pm after its problem was fixed.

The teams of technicians from Bhopal and Nagpur were involved in the repair work. 



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