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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat injured during emergency landing

By Hemant Abhishek | Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014 - 23:31

Zee Media Bureau/Hemant Abhishek

New Delhi: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was on Friday injured when the helicopter he was flying in hit turbulence and had a rough landing.

Rawat suffered back and neck injury apparently caused due to the emergency landing.

News reports said that Rawat was flying from Chandigarh to Delhi when his helicopter hit rough weather and his head hit the roof of the chopper causing him a neck injury.
Rawat has been admitted to AIIMS and is said to be out of danger.
"He had come to AIIMS at 7.30 PM with complaints of backache and pain in the back of the neck. He has been admitted in the orthopaedic department and his condition is being examined and investigated," AIIMS spokesperson Amit Gupta said.

The pain was caused apparently due to injures after an emergency landing of his helicopter while he was coming from Deharadun to Delhi, AIIMS sources said.

First Published: Friday, June 13, 2014 - 22:56

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