Assam chopper makes an emergency landing in Bhutan
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Assam chopper makes an emergency landing in Bhutan
A Guwahati-bound private chopper was forced to make an emergency landing in Bhutan on Monday

A Guwahati-bound private chopper was forced to make an emergency landing in Bhutan on Monday when the pilot noticed a fire warning signal in the cockpit after take-off from Tawang, in Arunachal Pradesh.

As per protocol, the crew released fire extinguishers in the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU), but because of the fire warning, they had to land in the nearest airport or a helipad as per the standard operating procedure.

The five crew members and all 14 passengers on board are safe, government sources said.

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