IAF chopper makes emergency landing on expressway
New Delhi: An IAF Cheetah helicopter, flying from the Hindon air base to Halwara on Friday, safely made an emergency landing on the Eastern Peripheral Expressway after a technical snag.
"Approximately 14 NM out of Hindon, the helicopter developed technical snag and carried out a precautionary landing on Eastern Peripheral Expressway," the Indian Air Force said in a statement.
It stated that the actions taken by the pilots were prompt and correct.
"No damage to any property has been reported," said the force said, adding that the snag was rectified and the helicopter recovered promptly and safely at Hindon.
On May 8, an IAF MiG-29 fighter aircraft crashed near Rurki Kalan village in Punjab's Nawanshehr district after it developed a technical snag. The pilot had ejected safely.