Indian Navy's Chetak helicopter crash-lands during training sortie at INS Rajali in Tamil Nadu, no casualties reported

Damage was reported to the main and tail rotors of Indian Navy's Chetak helicopter.

Press Trust of India October 01, 2018 17:41:10 IST
Indian Navy's Chetak helicopter crash-lands during training sortie at INS Rajali in Tamil Nadu, no casualties reported

Vellore: A Chetak CH 442 helicopter of the Indian Navy on a training sortie crash-landed at INS Rajali near Vellore on Monday and the crew were safe, a defence official said.

Indian Navys Chetak helicopter crashlands during training sortie at INS Rajali in Tamil Nadu no casualties reported

File Image of Indian Navy's Chetak chopper. AFP

"Chetak CH 442 on a training sortie at Rajali....whilst carrying out dry winching dual sortie, the helo (helicopter) crash landed," a defence public relations official told PTI.

INS Rajali is Arakkonam Naval Air Station, about 75 kilometres from Vellore. Damage was reported to the main and tail rotors, the official said, adding the crew were safe.

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