New Delhi. 01 October 2018. At about 0904 hrs this morning, an Indian Navy’s Chetak helicopter (frame number 442) while undertaking a routine training sortie of ‘Dry Winching’ carried out hard-landing at INS Rajali, Arakkonam.

The station rescue team reached the site within minutes of the incident. The crew is safe and no other casualty has been reported.

The incident is being investigated to ascertain the cause of the hard landing.