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IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Arunachal; all 16 passengers safe

The chopper was on routine sortie from Jorhat to West Tuting, IAF PRO Wing Commander Ratnakar Singh said.  

Reported by: PTI, Tezpur [ Published on: October 11, 2018 21:57 IST ]

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An MI-17 helicopter of the IAF with 16 Air Force personnel on board today made an emergency landing in West Tuting of Arunachal Pradesh near India-China border due to technical problem, officials said.

The chopper was on routine sortie from Jorhat to West Tuting, IAF PRO Wing Commander Ratnakar Singh said.

He said all the 16 Indian Air Force personnel on board were safe. 

The technical snag occurred when the chopper was returning from West Tuting, he said. 

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