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IAF chopper damaged while landing in Chhattisgarh

A helicopter of the Indian Air Force was damaged on Wednesday while landing in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, but the two crew and five CRPF personnel had a providential escape, the police said.



Jagdalpur/Raipur: A helicopter of the Indian Air Force was damaged on Wednesday while landing in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, but the two crew and five CRPF personnel had a providential escape, the police said.

The Sukma Superintendent of Police said the chopper was on its way from Sukma district headquarters to Chintagufa area ferring five Central Reserve Police Force officers and men. 

Its rotor was damaged after hitting a tree while landing at Chintagufa in the evening. However, the two pilots managed to land it safely.
 

From Zee News

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