IAF calls for avoiding uninformed speculation on helicopter crash
Millennium Post Delhi|December 11, 2021
POOR WEATHER COULD HAVE PLAYED SPOILSPORT, SAYS EYEWITNESS

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force on Friday called for avoiding “uninformed” speculation on the chopper crash near Coonoor that killed CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 armed forces personnel.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Parliament on Thursday that a tri-services inquiry has been ordered into the crash and it is being headed by Marshal Manavendra Singh, the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the IAF’s Training Command.

In a tweet, the IAF said the inquiry would be completed expeditiously and the facts will be brought out.

“IAF has constituted a triservice Court of Inquiry to investigate the cause of the tragic helicopter accident on 08 Dec 21,” it said.

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