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Air force helicopter makes emergency landing in Telangana after technical snag

An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter made an “emergency” landing near an agricultural land in Siddipet district of Telangana on Wednesday after it developed a technical snag, police said.

india Updated: Mar 23, 2017 10:08 IST
An IAF helicopter made an emergency landing in Telangana.
An IAF helicopter made an emergency landing in Telangana.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)

An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter made an “emergency” landing near an agricultural land in Siddipet district of Telangana on Wednesday after it developed a technical snag, police said.

“It was a precautionary landing due to technical issues... The helicopter was not damaged and no one was injured,” official sources said.

Another helicopter carrying technical experts rushed to the spot and after the chopper got repaired, it was flown back to Hyderabad, they said.

According to Gajwel police station official, the chopper which was on a routine training sortie from IAF Hakimpet Station here made the “emergency” landing in Anantaraopally village in Siddipet district at around 10am.