New Delhi, Feb 28: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao had a narrow escape on Tuesday when a bag kept inside the helicopter he was in caught fire moments before take off. According to reports, smoke was detected from a bag containing a very high frequency communication inside the chopper which was preparing to fly KCR.Also Read - Will Soon Launch National Party, Says KCR

Security personnel present at the site immediately swung into action and removed the bag from the helicopter averting any tragedy. No injury was reported to anyone in the incident which took place at Karimnagar where KCR attended a government function. The chopper later took off safely with the CM. (Also Read: Telangana CM offers Rs 5.5 crore worth gold ornaments at Tirupati Temple) Also Read - 'BJP Mukt Bharat', KCR’s Slogan During Patna Visit; Telangana CM Hits Modi-led Central Govt Left, Right, And Centre

Just checked up with CMO team. All is well with Hon’ble CM and he is continuing his tour in Adilabad district https://t.co/DHkgptTBVh Also Read - Nitish Kumar's Mahagathbandhan Leaders Host KCR in Bihar, National Politics on Key Agenda

A probe has been launched into the incident.