Wednesday, March 15, 2017

IAF chopper topples during training sortie

New Delhi: A Chetak helicopter of the Indian Air Force toppled while making an emergency landing during a training sortie from Bamrauli near Allahabad today.
Both the pilots are safe.
The chopper toppled when the pilots tried a forced landing after it developed a technical snag, sources in IAF said.
The IAF has ordered a court of inquiry (COI) to ascertain the cause of the accident.
The sources said the aircraft toppled while the pilots tried to force land it on an uneven field.
15/03/17 PTI/Times of India