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Four other IAF personnel on board the chopper have been awarded ‘Mention-in-Despatches’ posthumously by the President.
Court of Inquiry finds crash was result of system failure. Two officers — chief operations officer and senior air traffic control officer — found at fault.
A formal Court of Inquiry is on even as all indications point to friendly fire — a common military occurrence worldwide.
Ten service personnel have been killed in four chopper crashes this year, only one of which was an ageing helicopter, the Chetak.