The analysis of flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder has been completed in the investigation of the December 8 accident that claimed the lives of many people including Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat. The Court of Inquiry of the three services analyzed these recordings in its initial investigation. It has attributed the cause of the accident to a mechanical problems, damage or negligence. The Indian Air Force gave this information on Friday.
The Air Force said that the accident happened as a result of the sudden change in weather causing clouds to move. The pilot had become a victim of confusion about the route as he went into the clouds. Based on the facts revealed in the investigation, the Court of Inquiry has also made some recommendations which are currently being reviewed.
The accident happened on December 8, 2021
In fact, on December 8 last year, the Mi-17 helicopter of the Air Force had become a victim of an accident in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other army officers were also killed in this accident. In the role of Chief of Defense Staff, General Bipin Rawat was working on the capabilities of the three armies of the country to work together. He also played an important role in the field of modernization of the three wings of the army.
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