Navy Chopper Makes Precautionary Landing In Kerala

The crew consisting of two pilots is safe and the aircraft has not suffered any damage, an official said.

Navy Chopper Makes Precautionary Landing In Kerala

The chetak helicopter of Southern Naval Command was carrying out routine flying. (Representational)

Kochi:

A Navy helicopter made a "precautionary landing" off a National Highway in Alappuzha district of Kerala today, a defence spokesman said.

"The crew consisting of two pilots is safe and the aircraft has not suffered any damage," he added.

"The chetak helicopter of Southern Naval Command -- IN 429 -- which was carrying out routine flying, made a precautionary landing off the NH 47 near Thuravoor, following a discrepancy in engine parameters," he said.

The landing is as required by the Standard Operating Procedures of the helicopter, the spokesman said.

A technical team is being sent to the site to investigate, he added.

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