Mumbai, 8th March 2023: A navy helicopter ditched off the coast of Mumbai today (March 8), due to a technical issue. The Indian Navy chopper made an emergency landing nearby.

The flight was on a regular sortie; three crew members were rescued by naval patrol craft after quick search and rescue. An investigation of the occurrence has been initiated.

The Indian Navy tweeted, “Indian Navy ALH on a routine sortie off Mumbai ditched close to the coast. Immediate Search and Rescue ensured safe recovery of crew of 3 by naval patrol craft. An inquiry to investigate the incident has been ordered.”