Gen Bipin Rawat’s chopper crashed due to cloudy weather

The chopper crash that led to Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat’s demise last month, in accordance to preliminary findings of the inquiry group investigating the matter.

“The accident was once a end result of entry into clouds due to an sudden change in climate conditions in the valley. This led to spatial disorientation of the pilot ensuing in a Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT),” the crew located after analysing the Flight Data Recorder and Cockpit Voice Recorder without questioning all accessible witnesses to decide the most possibly reason of the accident.”

According to the IATA (International Air Transport Association), the term refers to accidents in which in-flight collisions with terrain, water, or any other impediment appear besides indication of loss of control.

The United States Federal Aviation Administration says CFIT is ”…an unintended collision with terrain (ground, mountain, body of water, or an obstacle) whilst an plane is below high-quality control.”

Based on its findings, the Court of Inquiry has made certain guidelines that are being reviewed,” it stated