The Court of Inquiry being conducted by a tri-services inquiry team will be a fair process and the mandate was given to it is to investigate every single angle of the incident, Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari on Saturday.
Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of Combined Graduation Parade at the Air force Academy at Dundigal near here, Chaudhari said the probe will take “a few more weeks” and he would not like to preempt any of the findings of the court of inquiry by commenting on it.
“I would not like to preempt any of the findings of the court of inquiry, because it’s a thorough process. The mandate was given to him (Air Marshal Manavendra Singh) is to investigate every single angle and look into every single aspect of what could have gone wrong and come out with the suitable recommendations and findings,” he said.
He was replying to a query on the details related to the investigation and the situation and circumstances of the chopper crash that killed General Bipin Rawat, India’s first Chief of Defence Staff, his wife, and 12 other armed forces personnel, at Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on December 8.