Kochi, Mar 21 (PTI) A Chetak helicopter of the Coast Guard made an emergency landing, immediately after it took off, to avoid bird hit at the Navy airport here today.Also Read - EXCLUSIVE: INS Visakhapatnam, Most Lethal War Ship Ever To Be Built In India To Commission On Sunday, Take A Look At Pictures And Videos | Watch

There was no injury to the two occupants in the helicopter. However, the copter’s under carriage was damaged during the landing, Coast Guard sources here told PTI. Also Read - Maharashtra Rain: 2 Dead in Landslide, PM Modi Reviews Situation With CM Uddhav Thackeray | Top Developments

“After the take-off, before its forward journey, the copter made an emergency landing to avoid a bird that came in its way,” they said. Also Read - Video of US Navy Members Singing 'Yeh Jo Desh Hai Tera' Goes Viral | Watch

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.