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Army helicopter makes precautionary landing in Maharashtra’s Sangli; no casualty

The chopper lands at a farm near Erandoli village in Miraj tehsil of Sangli district

Army helicopter makes precautionary landing in Maharashtra’s Sangli; no casualty

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Sangli (Maharashtra), May 5

An Advance Light Helicopter of the Indian Army has made a “precautionary landing” at a farm in Maharashtra’s Sangli district due to a technical issue in its engine, police said.

Three Army personnel -- two pilots and a technician -- were on board at the time of the incident on Saturday morning, they said, adding that there was no casualty.

The helicopter, belonging to the Army Aviation Corps, was going from Nashik in Maharashtra to Bengaluru, a police official said on Saturday.

It made the precautionary landing around 9.50 am on Saturday at a farm near Erandoli village in Miraj tehsil of Sangli district due to some technical issue, he said.

After a couple of hours, another chopper arrived with technical help. The issue was later fixed and both the choppers subsequently took off, the official said.

#Indian Army #Maharashtra


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