Rajali (Tamil Nadu): Chetak CH442 of the Indian Navy crashed at INS Rajali on Monday morning. The Chetak CH442 crashed during a training sortie at Rajali while it was trying to carry out dry winching dual sortie. Also Read - IAF To Induct Second Squadron of Rafale Fighter Jets at West Bengal's Hasimara Air Base in April
The main and tail rotors of the helicopter have been damaged. The crew is safe, news agency ANI reported. The time of the incident has not been reported yet. The Indian Navy is yet to issue a statement. Also Read - AFCAT Exam 2021 Admit Cards Released | Here’s How to Download at afcat.cdac.in
The Chetak CH442 crash has been reported nearly a month after an MiG 27 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur. The incident was reported from Banar’s Devaliya village. The pilot managed to eject safely. On being informed, the police and fire brigade team reached the spot to douse the fire. Also Read - IAF Recruitment 2021: 255 Vacancies Notified For Group C, Here's How to Apply
“MiG 27 aircraft crashed near Jodhpur during a routine mission. The pilot ejected safely. A court of inquiry will investigate the cause of the accident,” the Indian Air Force said.