An Army helicopter made an emergency landing in Ban Majra village, located in Chamkaur Sahib Tehsil of Ropar district in Punjab, on Thursday. The reason behind the emergency landing hasn’t been disclosed yet.
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Supritendent of Police (SP) Ravi Kumar stated that it is not an emergency landing; it’s a mock drill exercise. “At times, there are situation when emergency landings are made,” he added.
Meanwhile, another helicopter has reached the spot. According to the information, the helicopter is said to be a Chetak helicopter of Indian Army. The chopper had taken off from Patiala and made an emergency landing in Ropar after warning of possible technical snag in controls.
Since another helicopter has arrived, there are speculations that there was some technical fault in the helicopter due to which it made an emergency landing. Due to this, a huge crowd gathered around to find out what exactly was happening. There were three Army personnel onboard the helicopter.
After almost 2 hours, the Chetak helicopters took off from Ropar. Soon after the helicopters left, SP Ravi Kumar said that it was part of mock drill exercise. However, there was some repairing done before the take off. To this, Ravi Kumar said that it is being done before take off to see if everything is good to go.