An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter made an emergency landing on Thursday morning on an expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat.
The helicopter was on its way to Chandigarh on a COVID-19 task of carrying test samples, the IAF said.
Ministry of Defence in an official release said, “A Cheetah helicopter was proceeding from Hindon to Chandigarh on a COVID-19 task of carrying test samples of Leh. Approximately 3 NM out of Hindon, aircraft developed technical snag and carried out safe landing on Outer Ring Road highway.”
“The actions taken by the pilots were prompt and correct. No damage to any property has been reported,” the statement said.
“Recovery aircraft was launched immediately from Hindon. The aircraft was rectified and recovered back promptly and safely at Hindon,” it said.