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We shot down own chopper, it was big mistake: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

DNA Friday, 4 October 2019
Six IAF personnel and a civilian were killed in the unfortunate incident, which took place at Budgam near Srinagar on February 27
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News video: IAF boss accepts shooting down own chopper was 'big mistake'

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In an admission that may embarrass the union government, the new IAF chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria accepted on Friday that shooting down the Indian chopper in Jammu and Kashmir earlier this year was a "big mistake". An Mi17 V5 chopper was shot down at Budgam near Srinagar on February 27. It was...

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