- IAF helicopter with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board crashed in Tamil Naidu.
- An Inquiry has been ordered by IAF to ascertain the incident.
- Defence Minister Rajnath Singh into the matter.
A piece of shocking news coming in the way that An Indian Air Force helicopter with India’s chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat on board crashed in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. The news has been shared by the people sociable with the matter.
A Twitter post by Indian Air Force reveal that “An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu,”.
An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) December 8, 2021
An Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.
After the news of this matter, an inquiry has been ordered by the authorities to look into the cause of the incident.
According to the source, Defence minister Rajnath Singh has asked Air Force Chief Vivek Ram Chaudhuri to visit the crash site and look into the matter.
According to the sources, 13 of the 14 personnel involved in the military chopper crash in Tamil Nadu have been confirmed dead. Identities of the bodies to be confirmed through DNA testing.