October 04 2019
The Indian air force says that friendly fire downed an Mi-17 helicopter during February clashes with Pakistan, reports the Press Trust of India.
On Friday, Air Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria called the Feb. 27 incident a "big mistake."
The revelation comes as a court of inquiry into the incident has issued its findings.
The inquiry identified several mistakes, such as when an air traffic controlled ordered the helicopter to return to base rather than flying to a safer area,...
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