Chopper With Rijiju Force Land in Tawang Due to Bad Weather

At least 17 people were killed when a massive landslide triggered by incessant rains hit a labour camp in Tawang.

Published: 23rd April 2016 07:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd April 2016 07:13 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju had a narrow escape today when the helicopter in which he was flying from Arunachal Pradesh had to force land in Tawang due to bad weather.    

The incident happened when Rijiju was returning from Tawang after visiting flood damage area this afternoon. "While flying back above Bhutan weather turn very bad so we were forced to turn back and land in Tawang," Rijiju, the Union Minister of State for Home, said.


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