Sunday, October 01, 2023

Indian Air Force Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing Near Bhopal, Crew Safe

An Indian Air Force helicopter made an emergency landing near Bhopal on Sunday, according to Air Force sources. According to reports, the ALH Dhruv, carrying six army personnel, developed a technical malfunction which prompted the precautionary landing in a village in Berasia, 60 km from Bhopal.

According to Berasia police station inspector Narendra Kulaste, the incident took place at 8:45 am. The pilot and crew members were safe, he said.

The aircraft was on its way to Jhansi from Bhopal when the incident took place.

“One ALH MK III helicopter of the IAF, on a routine training mission from Bhopal to Chakeri, carried out a safe precautionary landing 50 kms from Bhopal Airport, near the Dungariya dam. No harm or injuries were reported. Technical assistance is being provided to the helicopter,” a statement issued by Indian Airforce read.

01/10/2023 News18

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