The CDS’ chopper crash was a result of entry into clouds: Indian Air Force

The Tri-Services Court of Inquiry into the Mi-17 V5 accident on 08 Dec 21 has submitted its preliminary findings, said the IAF.

published on : 14th January 2022

IAF chopper crash: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh apprised findings of probe team

The probe team has already completed its investigation into the crash of the Russian-origin Mi-17V5 helicopter.

published on : 5th January 2022

IAF chopper crash: Probe report likely to be submitted to Air HQ next week

The experts also investigated if it was a case of disorientation by the crew when the helicopter was preparing for landing.

published on : 1st January 2022

Too soon to comment on Coonoor chopper crash inquiry, says IAF chief

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.

published on : 19th December 2021

Court of Inquiry on Sulur chopper crash will be thorough process, will take few weeks: IAF Chief

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had informed Parliament that a tri-services inquiry team led by Air Marshal Manavendra Singh started investigation into the helicopter crash.

published on : 18th December 2021

15 military chopper accidents since March 2017: Official data

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.

published on : 17th December 2021

IAF chopper crash: Group Captain Varun Singh cremated with full military honours in Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Medical Education Minister Vishvas Sarang also paid their tributes to the decorated air warrior.

published on : 17th December 2021

Varun Singh asked rescuers to call his wife, save others: Late Air Force officer’s father

While descending, the Flight Control System had failed and led to total loss of control of the aircraft at about 10,000 feet.

published on : 17th December 2021

Group Captain Varun Singh's mortal remains to be flown to Bhopal on December 16

A decorated air warrior, Group Captain Varun Singh died at the Air Force's Command Hospital, a week after he was seriously injured in the crash near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 15th December 2021

Kanhauli village in UP immerses in grief after IAF Group Captain Varun Singh loses battle for life

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.

published on : 15th December 2021

IAF chopper crash: Sole survivor Group Captain Varun Singh succumbs to injuries

He was airlifted from Wellington Military Hospital to Bengaluru on December 9 and every effort was made to revive the injured officer

published on : 15th December 2021

YouTubers & journos have same rights: Madras High Court

Justice Swaminathan further held that Maridhas’ post cannot be characterised as seditious.

published on : 15th December 2021

Sulur chopper crash: State government wants YouTuber Maridhas’ claim probed

AAG Veera Kathiravan was arguing on behalf of the Tamil Nadu police in a petition filed by Maridhas to quash the FIR in the sedition case registered against him for his social media posts.

published on : 14th December 2021

Two more IAF chopper crash victims given final farewell

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and the chiefs of the armed forces laid wreaths on the remains of Lt Colonel Harjinder Singh.

published on : 13th December 2021

IAF chopper crash: Kin, public give final farewell to martyrs

Thousands of locals had gathered to salute the bravehearts as family members bid a tearful adieu. 

published on : 12th December 2021
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