A Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) Super Puma AS 332 helicopter crash-landed at the Sembawang Air Base this afternoon.
Fortunately, no one was injured.
The incident happened at about 3pm while it was taking off, said a Mindef statement.
The Ministry of Defence is investigating the incident.
The Super Puma helicopter, which has been featured in the National Day Parade fly past, can accommodate up to three aircrew and 23 passengers.