IAF helicopter makes emergency landing near Andhra village

"The helicopter took off from Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bangalore and was proceeding towards Hyderabad, but made a forced emergency landing at a field due to poor weather condition," a senior police officer told PTI over the phone. All seven senior officials of the IAF on board were safe.

The Met Department had yesterday issued a warning of heavy rains in some districts of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh as the deep depression in the Bay of Bengal had crossed the South Orissa coast.

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