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PAF chopper makes ‘precautionary landing’ in Negros Occidental

/ 08:15 PM December 07, 2017

A Huey helicopter of the Philippine Air Force made a precautionary landing in Negros Occidental after it encountered a “complete electrical/ power failure” Thursday noon, the military said.

Air Force spokesperson Maj. Aristides Galang said the UH-1 with tail number 516 was performing its mission when it encountered the problem and made an emergency landing along the Hinigaran and Binalbagan highway past 12 noon.

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“Pilots decided to perform the said landing to check and correct such discrepancy as a standard procedure for safety,” Galang said.

The problem was later fixed and the chopper has returned safely to its destination. /jpv

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