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IAF chief: Shooting down chopper on February 27 was a big mistake

Mid-Day Saturday, 5 October 2019
*New Delhi:* Air Force Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria on Friday described as a "big mistake" the IAF shooting down its helicopter in Kashmir on February 27, when Indian and Pakistani forces were engaged in a dogfight, and said disciplinary action is being taken against officers held responsible for the incident. A...
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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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