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Indian Navy loses helicopter in Arabian sea

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A major "catastrophe" was averted by a naval aircrew when their Chetak helicopter ditched at last week, the said Tuesday.

It said a board of inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the technical failure leading to the loss of the helicopter.

The helicopter was part of an Indian naval warship which was deployed in the

"As per reports, the helicopter developed technical failure prior to ditching and the crew displayed immense professional prowess and sound training in deftly landing the helicopter in the and successfully egressing from it," the said.

It said all three crew members were safe.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 20:10 IST