Choppers not rushed as landing area in Sukma not sanitised: IAF

 The IAF on Tuesday said it could not swiftly deploy helicopters yesterday to the area where Maoists attacked a CRPF team in Chattisgarh killing 14 personnel since there was no clarity that the landing spot in the dense forests was sanitised.

Naxals hit IAF chopper in Chhattisgarh, ambush CRPF patrol party
Naxals hit IAF chopper in Chhattisgarh, ambush CRPF patrol party

 Naxals today ambushed a patrol party and hit an air force helicopter which was evacuating security personnel after a gunbattle in the dense jungles of Sukma in Chhattisgarh, injuring six CRPF personnel and an IAF commando.

IAF chopper rescues 203 people from remote areas of Kishtwar

An IAF helicopter unit on Wednesday rescued more than 200 people trapped in remote areas of Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir for the last two days.

IAF chopper makes emergency landing

An Indian Air Force helicopter made an emergency landing in Maktanpar town near Wankaner taluka of Morbi district Monday due to a technical snag, officials from the force said.

IAF chopper rescues injured Bhutan Army jawans

Five Royal Bhutan Army (RBA) personnel who were critically injured in a blast have been rescued by Indian Air Force (IAF), officials said here Wednesday.

PM shocked at deaths in helicopter crash during relief ops

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday expressed shock at the loss of lives in a helicopter crash during relief operations in flood-hit Uttarakhand.

IAF chopper on rescue mission crashes in Uttarakhand, 20 killed

A rescue chopper of the Indian Air Force is reported to have been missing in the Kedar Valley of Uttarakhand on Tuesday.

Chhattisgarh chopper attack: IAF asked to submit detailed report

The IAF has been asked to submit a detailed report about the incident in Chhattisgarh where Naxals forced its chopper to land in thick forests.

IAF chopper flown back to Jagdalpur after repairs

IAF helicopter, which was attacked by Maoists in Chhattisgarh while it was on a casualty evacuation mission, was flown back to Jagdalpur.

IAF chopper attacked by Maoists in Chhattisgarh, crew safe

An Indian Air Force helicopter had to make an emergency landing at a forested location in Chhattisgarh Friday evening after Maoist rebels opened fire on it, police said. The crew, one of whom was injured, safely reached a nearby paramilitary camp.

IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Jharkhand

An Indian Air Force chopper carrying security personnel made an emergency landing at Chiyanchi aerodrum at Medininagar in Jharkhand`s Palamu district.

IAF chopper comes under naxal attack in Dantewada

Naxals fired upon an Indian Air
Force helicopter which had been sent to help the police-CRPF operation in Dantewada district.

IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Udhampur

An Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper made an emergency landing today in a mountainous area of Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir.

IAF chopper airlifts injured woman in J&K

Battling inclement weather, an IAF helicopter airlifted an injured woman from Gurez in north Kashmir to the capital.

IAF chopper crashes in Ladakh

An Air Force helicopter on a routine
flight to Siachen Glacier on Monday crashed in Ladakh region of
Jammu and Kashmir, injuring both the pilots on board.

J&K: Search to locate bodies of IAF personnel still on

The search operation to locate the
bodies of rest of IAF personnel on board the chopper which
crashed on Friday in river Chenab is still on, officials said
in Jammu on Sunday.

One killed as MI-17 chopper crashes in Kashmir

One person was killed as an Indian Air Force MI-17 helicopter carrying four people crashed into the Chenab River in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir Friday afternoon, police said.