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When VIPs were grounded

india Updated: Oct 02, 2009 12:39 IST

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Here is a list of the incidents when VIPs were grounded after their planes developed technical snags:

September 25, 2009 | Maharashtra Pradesh Congress President Manikrao Thakre had a narrow escape when his helicopter developed a technical snag.

September 9, 2009 | Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda's helicopter made an emergency landing in Hisar.

September 13, 2009 | Minister for Minority Welfare Salman Khursheed chopper delayed after hitting a snag.

September 2, 2009 | Chopper carrying the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YSR Rajashekhara Reddy to Chittoor disappeared. Twenty fours hour after he went missing, his body was retrieved from the site atop a hill in the thickly forested area of Nallamala where his helicopter crash-landed.

August 30, 2009 | A helicopter carrying Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal had to make an emergency landing in an open field in Ferozepur (Punjab), following a technical snag.

April 2009 | Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi skips Kandhamal election rally due to snag in chopper.