New Delhi: An Indian Air Force (IAF) apache helicopter made an emergency landing on Friday on a field in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur. The helicopter took off from Pathankot base earlier but due to some technical glitch it landed in the Budhwar village fields.
Initial reports stated that both the pilots and the helicopter were safe and there has been no damage to the villagers.
On Thursday morning, an IAF helicopter made an emergency landing on an expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat while it was on its way to supplying COVID 19 test samples of Leh to Chandigarh.
The IAF Cheetah chopper made an emergency landing on the Eastern Peripheral Expressway in Baghpat district. The IAF clarified that the actions taken by the pilots were prompt and correct. “No damage to any property has been reported,” IAF stated.
The IAF aircrafts have been pressed into services in the fight against spread of novel Coronavirus in India.