Indian Navy’s Chetak Makes Hard Landing

Indian Navy's Chetak Makes Hard Landing

Indian Navy’s Chetak helicopter made a hard landing at Uran, across the harbour, at about 1015 h on 18 September, whilst on a routine training sortie off Mumbai.


Two pilots and two aircrew who were aboard the helicopter have minor injuries and are safe.

The helicopter appears to have developed a technical snag causing the incident.

There has been no damage to civil property. The incident will be investigated.

Press Release, September 19, 2014; Image: Indian Navy