Video Of Precarious IAF Chopper Rescue Of Pregnant Woman Goes Viral

This terrific video, filmed by a stranded citizen on the roof of a building in flooded Chennai, shows an Indian Air Force Cheetah/Alouette-II chopper swooping in, hovering and rescuing a pregnant woman, identified as S. Rajeshwari, on December 3. The pilots Wing Commanders Simon and Venkat piloted the chopper in after an emergency call that the woman was going into labour. She had twins later that evening in a hospital close to the IAF's Tambaram air base on Chennai's outskirts.

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