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Coast Guard chopper makes emergency landing to avoid bird hit

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi 

A Chetak helicopter of the Coast Guardmade an emergency landing, immediately after it took off, to avoid bird hit at the Navy airport here today.

There was no injury to the two occupants in the helicopter. However, the copter's under carriage was damaged during the landing, Coast Guard sources here told PTI.

"After the take-off, before its forward journey, the copter made an emergency landing to avoid a bird that came in its way," they said.

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First Published: Tue, March 21 2017. 14:28 IST