Bad weather forces emergency landing of Sharad Pawar's chopper

Written by PTI | Mumbai | Updated: Mar 10 2014, 00:58am hrs
Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's helicopter today made an emergency landing in Beed district because of bad weather, police said.

The chopper made emergency landing at 3.11 PM, police said, adding that later the NCP chief left for Parbhani, where he was to attend a political meeting, by car.

"Pawar was going from Osmanabad in the helicopter to Parbhani for a political meeting. But his chopper had to make an emergency landing on SRT Medical College ground at Ambejogai in Beed district due to bad weather," a police official said.