Munda and his wife Meera, who were on their way to Saraikela Kharsawa district to participate in a programme, received injuries and were taken to hospital.
The chief minister suffered a fracture in his right hand as well as injuries on his chest and neck.
One of the pilots of the helicopter carrying Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, which crash landed at the airport here, said a problem was detected when flying over Kuchai in Sareikela-Kharsawan district.
Image: The wreckage of the Pawan Hans helicopter that crashed upon landing at Birsa Munda airport in Ranchi on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda had a miraculous escape in the mishap.