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Uttar Pradesh: CM Yogi Adityanath's chopper makes emergency landing in Varanasi hitting bird

The CM had come to Varanasi on Saturday and had paid obeisance at Kashi Vishwanath temple, besides holding a review meeting.

Vishal Pratap Singh Reported by: Vishal Pratap Singh @vishalpsing Varanasi Updated on: June 26, 2022 13:09 IST

Highlights

  • CM Yogi will now return to Lucknow by a state aircraft
  • Yogi had come to Varanasi to pay obeisance at Kashi Vishwanath temple
  • He also held a review meeting with officials in Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh: A helicopter carrying Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had to make an emergency landing at the police lines, minutes after take-off in Varanasi after it hit a bird on Sunday morning. 

“A bird hit the CM's helicopter after it took off from here (Varanasi) for Lucknow, after which it had to land here,” District Magistrate Kaushalraj Sharma said. 

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The Chief Minister, who was in Varanasi, headed to the airport by road and will return to Lucknow by a state aircraft. The CM had come to Varanasi on Saturday and had paid obeisance at Kashi Vishwanath temple, besides holding a review meeting.

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