• Download mobile app
18 Apr 2019, Edition - 1374, Thursday

Trending Now

  • Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha elections 2019: The key candidates in the fray from the southern state
  • Rohit Shekhar Tiwari’s death: Mother Ujjwala says, ‘he was depressed due to some people, will reveal it later’
  • Priyanka Gandhi will pose strong challenge to PM Narendra Modi, says Robert Vadra
  • This raid is just because I am from an opposition party: Kanimozhi, DMK on raids by I-T department.

Tamilnadu News

Naval chopper crashes at Arakkonam; three aboard the helicopter safe

Covai Post Network

Chennai : Three Naval personnel aboard an Indian Naval Chetak helicopter escaped unhurt even as the chopper crashed at INS Rajali Naval Air Base at Arakkonam on Monday morning. Arakkonam is about 70 km away from Chennai.

The helicopter was carrying out dry winching dual sortie when the accident happened. The chopper’s rotors were found damaged. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

Police sources said all the three persons aboard the chopper were safe. It is believed that a technical snag could have led to the incident.

The Chetak CH-442 helicopter was returning to the Naval base at Rajali after carrying out dry winching dual sortie, when the accident took place.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

COIMBATORE WEATHER