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Jammu: chopper makes emergency landing

IANS  Jammu, December 30, 2012
First Published: 13:07 IST(30/12/2012) | Last Updated: 13:34 IST(30/12/2012)

A Pawan Hans helicopter, carrying six passengers, made an emergency landing at Katra in Jammu and Kashmir today following a technical fault, Pawan Hans sources in New Delhi said on Sunday.


There were six passengers and one pilot onboard. No one suffered major injuries, they said.

A Pawan Hans official said the pilot detected the technical fault in the engine and made a "precautionary landing" at Katra.

Katra is a small town situated in the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains where the holy shrine of Vaishno Devi is located.

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