Chetak

HAL Delivers Chetak Helicopter to Indian Navy Ahead of Schedule

HAL Delivers Chetak Helicopter to Indian Navy Ahead of Schedule

30-Jul-2019Source: HAL

HAL delivered a Chetak helicopter ahead of schedule to Indian Navy. The documents were handed over by Mr S. Anbuvelan, General Manager of Helicopter Division-HAL to Commodore Vikram Menon, VSM, CSO(Air), HQNA in an event held at HAL facilities here, today. HAL entered into a contract with the Indian Navy in August 2017 for supply... Read more

Mauritius Receives Chetak Helicopters from India

Mauritius Receives Chetak Helicopters from India

18-Jan-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Mauritius has received two Chetak helicopters to add to its Police Helicopter Squadron. India donated the Chetaks during a ceremony, where Indian Prime Minister Manohar Parrikar and Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth attended. The acquisition aids Mauritius’s goal in enhancing the safety and security of their maritime defence. India is working with Mauritius in the $70... Read more

Indian Army Retires Chetak and Cheetah Fleet

Indian Army Retires Chetak and Cheetah Fleet

11-Jan-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Indian Army is retiring their ageing fleet after recent accidents. They will be retiring their Chetak and Cheetah platforms and replacing them with 40 Dhruv LUHs and 200 Kamov Ka-226T “Hoodlum” helicopters. They also plan for 140 units to be built by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited who will be partnering with Russian Helicopters and Rosoboronexport,... Read more

29-Jun-15 HAL Chetak Ramachandrapuram, India

29-Jun-15 HAL Chetak Ramachandrapuram, India

29-Jun-2015

Precautionary landing due to suspected engine problem.  Engineers checked it over and it returned to base at INS Dega the same evening... Read more

02-Feb-15 Z3155 HAL Chetak Rangapahar, India

02-Feb-15 Z3155 HAL Chetak Rangapahar, India

2-Feb-2015

Crashed from 10-12 ft shortly after take off, 4 POB.  Pilots Colonel B K Singh and Major Kshitij not injured... Read more

15-Oct-12 HAL Chetak Dabolim, India (3F)

15-Oct-12 HAL Chetak Dabolim, India (3F)

15-Oct-2012

Crashed on take off from INS Hansa (nr Dabolim) after refuelling en route Mumbai to Bangalore.  Post crash fire.  Another report says landing accident, not take-off... Read more

23-May-12 HAL Chetak Siachen Glacier, India (1F)

23-May-12 HAL Chetak Siachen Glacier, India (1F)

23-May-2012

Crashed, killing pilot Major Chandrashekhar Singh, shortly after dropping off supplies at a helipad in the Himalayas at an altitude of 19,685ft... Read more

18-Mar-11 HAL Chetak Allahabad, India

18-Mar-11 HAL Chetak Allahabad, India

18-Mar-2011

The Chetak helicopter was on a routine sortie from the Bamrauli base, but had to make the emergency landing as a precaution due to a technical defect... Read more

08-Nov-10 HAL Chetak Siachen region, India

08-Nov-10 HAL Chetak Siachen region, India

8-Nov-2010

The Cheetah helicopter was on a routine air maintenance sortie when the crash landing took place at 0810 hours, IAF sources said in New Delhi. Defence Ministry sources said the two pilots on board the helicopter were injured and were evacuated to Leh for treatment.... Read more

Indian Coast Guard inducts Chetak in Chennai

Indian Coast Guard inducts Chetak in Chennai

23-Jul-2010Source: The Hindu

Two more Chetak helicopters would be added in the next few months.... Read more

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