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Crash landing of an Army Aviation helicopter, Pilots unharmed

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 27th July, 2022 04:41:54 PM
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A BELL-206 helicopter of Army Aviation made an accidental emergency landing at a reservoir in Nawabganj Upazila of Dhaka on Wednesday.

The helicopter made an accidental emergency landing at about 01:05pm due to a mechanical failure while practicing the Emergency Landing Procedure as part of a regular training flight, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Both the pilots - Lt Col Ismail and Major Shams – were safely evacuated from the helicopter after the emergency landing. They are out of danger and shifted to Dhaka CMH by helicopter.

Local police are providing assistance for the security of the area and the helicopter. Also, security and rescue teams have been dispatched from Postogola and Mawa cantonments.