Thursday, Feb 09, 2023

IAF chopper crash


Probe into CDS chopper crash blames weather, says no sabotage

January 15, 2022 7:51 am

🔴The helicopter was descending to land when it ran into sudden clouds which resulted in pilot disorientation.

CDS chopper crash: Probe report in January, unintentional error likely cause

January 02, 2022 4:47 pm

🔴 Sources suggested that the likely cause is not human or technical error but what is known as Controlled Flight into Terrain (CIFT), when the pilot unintentionally hits a surface.

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

December 18, 2021 2:10 pm

Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari said the probe will take "a few more weeks" and he would not like to preempt any of the findings of the court of inquiry by commenting on it.

Group Captain Varun Singh: ‘A kind and cheerful student, he cleared NDA in first attempt’

December 16, 2021 9:06 am

🔴 In a letter, penned by Group Captain Varun Singh after he was awarded the Shaurya Chakra this year, he had shared his thoughts on his own life, to help and inspire children, especially those who feel they are “meant to be mediocre in this hyper-competitive world”.

Govt will stand with the Army, assures Rajnath Singh

December 16, 2021 3:28 am

🔴 Laying the foundation stone of ‘Sainya Dham’ in Dehradun, Singh also said that there are “some forces” which want to damage the relations between India and Nepal.

Lone survivor of chopper crash dies; he was a fighter, says father

December 16, 2021 3:31 am

🔴 Group Captain Varun Singh had been battling for his life at the Air Force Command Hospital in Bengaluru. With Singh’s passing, all 14 passengers on board the helicopter have now died.

Coonoor crash: Insurers settle claims in ‘shortest possible time’

December 13, 2021 12:45 am

🔴 Chennai-based UII has settled group personal accident (GPA) claims of deceased defence officials, including General Rawat and others, while NIA paid the claim of Brigadier Ladder at the shortest possible time, officials said.

Proud of him, will fulfill his dreams for our child, says wife of Lance Naik

December 12, 2021 4:14 am

🔴 His younger brother, Sumit Kumar, lit the pyre at the Kanjeshwar Mahadev crematorium in Lambagaon town, about 15 km from his home village of Thehedu.

More than 50 years ago, another crash, killing 5

December 13, 2021 7:46 am

🔴 Man Aman Singh Chhina writes: Like the Coonoor incident that killed General Rawat and the others, it’s not clear how the Poonch accident happened.

Thousands gather to bid farewell to JWO from Kerala

December 12, 2021 2:19 am

🔴 Thousands of people, holding the national flag, thronged both sides of the road from the state border Valayar to Thrissur to pay homage to the officer. The body was laid for public homage at a school at Puthur, where Pradeep had studied.


Nation bids farewell to CDS General Bipin Rawat

December 10, 2021 6:31 pm

Prime Minister Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, NSA Ajit Doval and Defence chiefs pay last respects to CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and others who lost their lives in a chopper crash in Wellington, Tamil Nadu.

7 IAF personnel killed in chopper crash in UP

July 26, 2014 9:52 am

The IAF aircraft had on board two pilots and five air warriors. There are no survivors.