Mishap averted: Army chopper makes emergency landing in Haryana's Jind; all on board safe

All three on board the helicopter are safe

Mishap averted: Army chopper makes emergency landing in Haryana's Jind; all on board safe

The Army helicopter in a field in Jind district.

Chandigarh, January 2

An Army helicopter, flying from Bathinda in Punjab to Delhi, made an “emergency landing” in an agricultural field in Haryana’s Jind district on Sunday and all the three persons on board are safe, a police official said.

There was no immediate statement from the Army.

“The Army helicopter, which was flying from Bathinda in Punjab to Delhi made an emergency landing in Jajanwala village in Jind district,” Inspector Rajesh Kumar told PTI over phone from Jind. 

All three on board the helicopter are safe, the Station House Officer (SHO) of Narwana police station said.     

Asked about the reason for the emergency landing, he said, “There could be some technical issue, but Army authorities can speak on this”.

After the helicopter landed in the fields, many villagers gathered at the site. PTI

Tribune Shorts


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