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IAF chopper crash-lands near Allahabad, pilots safe

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A Chetak helicopter of the (IAF) crash-landed and toppled in a field near after developing a technical snag. Both pilots are safe, the said.

The helicopter was on a routine training sortie and had taken off from Bamrauli air base, around 12 kilometer from city.

The chopper developed a technical snag and toppled as pilots tried to land on an uneven field, the said.

"Both pilots are safe and a Court of Inquiry has been ordered," an spokesperson said.



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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 14:32 IST