Chopper makes emergency landing in Uttarakhand

Dehradun, June 28 (IANS) A helicopter made an emergency landing in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand’s Harsil town Friday, an official said.

The Pawan Hans helicopter developed a technical fault as it was landing in Harsil town, an Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) official said Friday.

“There is no report of any casualties in this incident. The private chopper at the time of landing developed a technical fault, made an emergency landing,” ITBP spokesperson Deepak Kumar Pandey told IANS.

On Tuesday, Mi-17 V5 helicopter crashed carrying 20 personnel while returning from a rescue mission in Uttarakhand.

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