The Tri-Services Court of Inquiry into the Mi-17 V5 accident on 08 Dec 21 has submitted its preliminary findings, said the IAF.
According to experts, the CFIT refers to a phenomenon when an aircraft under control is piloted into the ground, water or other terrains largely due to bad weather or pilot error.
The probe team has already completed its investigation into the crash of the Russian-origin Mi-17V5 helicopter.
The experts also investigated if it was a case of disorientation by the crew when the helicopter was preparing for landing.
The crashed helicopter's 'black box', containing the cockpit voice recorder and the flight data recorder were recovered and examined to seek insights into the tragedy.
The Latur-based Dr. Harivanshrai Bachchan Prabodhan Pratishthan (HBPP) has been granted permission by the Pauri Garhwal district authorities to carry out development activities in Saina village.
IAF has started shifting remnants of the Mi - 17V5 chopper, which crashed at Nanchappachatiram near Coonoor on December 8, to the Sulur Air base.
Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari stated that the findings of the inquiry could take a few more weeks to come out and he would not preempt any of the findings by commenting on it.
The 15 choppers that met with accidents included four Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH), four Cheetah, two ALH (weapon system integrated) versions, three Mi-17V5, an Mi-17 and a Chetak.
Once again, Ministry took no action since one week which is in stark contrast to their fake promises and false assurances, said a release issued by Resident Doctors Association of Safdarjung hospital.
The post of the senior-most uniformed officer of the country fell vacant due to the untimely demise of General Bipin Rawat in a helicopter crash on December 8 in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.
IAF Group Captain Varun Singh was the lone survivor of the crash in which Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika and 11 armed forces personnel were killed.
As the Congress hit out at the state government, MP minister Narottam Mishra said he had instructed the Shahdol SP that no police action should be taken without informing him.
US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin speaks to Rajnath Singh; conveys condolences over demise of CDS General Bipin Rawat
CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika and 11 armed forces personnel were killed on December 8 in the military helicopter crash.
Eshwarappa demanded that the Centre order a probe by a sitting Supreme Court judge to allay doubts, if any, into the helicopter crash that claimed the lives of the CDS and 12 others.