Chopper crash lands in Uttarakhand

Three days after an MI-17V5 helicopter crashed killing 20 IAF, ITBP and NDRF personnel, another chopper crash landed in Harsil on Friday.

Last Updated: Jun 28, 2013, 14:15 PM IST

Dehradun: A helicopter made an emergency landing in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand`s Harsil town on Friday, an official said.

The Pawan Hans helicopter developed a technical fault as it was landing in Harsil town, an Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) official said on Friday.

"There is no report of any casualties in this incident. The private chopper at the time of landing developed a technical fault, made an emergency landing," ITBP spokesperson Deepak Kumar Pandey said.
On Tuesday, MI-17 V5 helicopter crashed carrying 20 personnel while returning from a rescue mission in Uttarakhand.

IANS