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Close Shave for Chhattisgarh CM as Helicopter Faces Technical Snag in Air

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh had a close shave after his helicopter experienced a technical snag in the air while returning from Sukma.

Published: 29th February 2016 07:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th February 2016 07:20 PM   |  A+A-

By ANI

KANKER: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday had a close shave after his helicopter experienced a technical snag in the air while returning from Sukma in Kanker District.

The helicopter was 4000 feet up in the air when it faced a technical snag which made it plummet around 100 feet but pilot controlled the situation.

“An equipment, named Flight Director, had a failure because of which there was a jerk and we had plummet around 50-100 feet. But me and my co-pilot had by then controlled the helicopter and then we flew it manually,” pilot of the helicopter G.K. Panda told ANI.

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