Navy helicopter ditches in Arabian Sea, crew eject safely

Last Updated: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 01:26 hrs

[India] Apr 16, (ANI): A major catastrophe was averted, when the crew flying in a Chetak helicopter ejected safely before the helicopter ditched in the Arabian Sea last week, said Indian navy officials.

"A technical failure is reported to be the cause for the ditching of the helicopter. After deftly landing the helicopter in the water, the crew quickly ejected from the helicopter," said Indian Navy officials

The helicopter was integral to an Indian Naval Warship, operationally deployed in the Arabian Sea.

An investigation has been ordered to investigate the cause of the technical failure leading to the loss of the helicopter. (ANI)