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Kiren Rijiju’s chopper develops snag, makes emergency landing

After being airborne for around 20 minutes, the pilot detected an engine problem and decided to land at Hindon.

A helicopter carrying MoS (Home) Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Lok Sabha member from Tehri-Garhwal Mala Rajya Laxmi Shah was diverted and made a “precautionary landing” at Hindon airbase Tuesday morning after an engine snag was detected.

Nobody was injured in the incident. Eight people, including Rijiju, the MP, officials from the Home Ministry and two journalists, were on board the Mi-17V5 of the Border Security Force’s air wing, which took off from Safdarjung airport for Tehri.

After being airborne for around 20 minutes, the pilot detected an engine problem and decided to land at Hindon.

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