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Budgam chopper incident: Senior most officer of Srinagar Airbase removed, could face charges of culpable homicide

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has removed the Air Officer Commanding (AOC) Srinagar Air Base, the senior-most officer of the base, for circumstances related to the crash of an Mi-17 helicopter near Srinagar on February 27 after it came under friendly fire, even as a Court-of-Inquiry (CoI) continues to investigate the matter.

According to a report by the Hindustan Times, IAF is considering whether or not it should slap criminal charges against those found lacking.

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