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Gujarat Floods: IAF choppers deployed for rescue ops

Gujarat Floods: IAF choppers deployed for rescue ops

Having been severely handicapped due to extreme weather conditions for most of the day on Monday, the India Air Force (IAF) used a window of opportunity on Tuesday with slightly better weather conditions and launched 04 MI-17V5 helicopters for flood rescue and relief operations in Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Three bodies recovered from IAF chopper crash site

The helicopter had taken off Tuesday from Pilputu helipad near Sagalee in Papum Pare district, around 30 km from the Arunachal Pradesh capital.

Mutilated bodies found near chopper crash site in Arunachal, IAF uncertain

IAF officials in New Delhi said it was not certain if it was of the helicopter that went missing on Tuesday while engaged in flood evacuation.

Crashed IAF chopper's debris, bodies of 2 crew members located

The team could not retrieve the bodies as the crash site is located in a deep gorge at the confluence of a waterfall and the Nyorch river. The third body is yet to be traced. 

Search on for missing IAF chopper in Arunachal Pradesh

The Advanced Light Helicopter of the IAF engaged in flood rescue mission in the state went missing on Tuesday at 3.50 pm.

IAF chopper with three onboard goes missing in Arunachal Pradesh

IAF chopper with three onboard goes missing in Arunachal Pradesh

The IAF ALH chopper with three crew members was deployed for lifting people stranded due to road blockage between Sagalee & Itanagar.

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.

IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Mumbai city

An Indian Air Force (IAF) MI-17 helicopter on Wednesday made an emergency landing in the congested central business district of Bandra-Kurla Complex.