Arunachal:  IAF’s Mi-17 chopper force-lands in Tuting, all 16 people on board safe

Mi-17 helicopter force-landed at west of Tuting in Arunachal Pradesh this afternoon.


New Delhi/ Itanagar

An Indian Air Force chopper, which was on a routine mission, had to force-land in the west of Tuting in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday afternoon.

According to agency report, the Mi-17 helicopter force-landed west of Tuting in Arunachal Pradesh this afternoon.

There were 16 people onboard the chopper, who are completely safe, the IAF said.

The helicopter was on a routine mission from  Jorhat, Assam to Tuting in Arunachal Pradesh when it force-landed this afternoon, the IAF said.

The chopper has to force-land after it lost total communication from its base, the IAF said.

 The IAF also said that the landing was made due to the bad weather.

The chopper was flying from Jorhat, Assam to Tuting in Arunachal Pradesh.

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