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Russian Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Hama, Syria

A Russian military helicopter made an emergency landing in Hama, Syria, on October 6th.

The Mi-28 helicopter was escorting a Mi-8 transport helicopter when it experienced a technical fault.

The aircraft landed safely. No injuries were reported.

Indian Air Force Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing due to Technical Snag

An Indian Air Force helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a field in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, on February 19th.

The MI 8 helicopter was heading from Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bengaluru, Karnataka to Sulur Air Force Station, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, when the pilot decided to land in emergency due to a technical snag.

The chopper landed safely in a field near Koppa Gate of Bannerghatta, Bengaluru.

There were 6 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

MI-8 Helicopter Crashes in Russia; 19 Killed, 3 Injured

A MI-8 helicopter crashed in Novy Urengoy, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia, on the night of October 21st.

The helicopter was carrying 22 people from Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk to Urengoy, at the time.

At least 19 people were killed in the crash whereas 3 suffered serious injuries.

The injured were taken to hospital.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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