spot_img
spot_img
Friday, January 21, 2022
spot_img
spot_img

Latest Posts

Chopper crash: Helicopter carrying CDS Bipin Rawat crashes in Nilgiris, 3 rescued

spot_img
spot_img
- Advertisement -

Chopper crash: An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter with Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat on board crashed near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu amidst the bushes in the Nilgiris forest region on December 8.

Chopper crash

At least four persons were killed in the mishap that happened reportedly due to low visibility on account of foggy conditions, in a news report by PTI.

chopper Chopper crash The North-Eastern Chronicle

Three persons have been rescued from the spot and rushed to the hospital for further treatment.

However, no immediate information on the condition of General Rawat was found.

Efforts made

The local military officers have reached the location. Efforts are on to retrieve the bodies and check identities.

According to the reports, the CDS was on his way to the Defence Staff College in Wellington. He was sought to give a lecture there at 2.45pm.

The helicopter had a total of 14 passengers including the wife of CDS Bipin Rawat.

An inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the incident.

Also Read: SAMYUKTA KISAN MORCHA TO HOLD MEETING TO TAKE DECISION ON FARMER’S PROTEST

spot_img

Latest Posts

spot_imgspot_img

Don't Miss