Helicopter crashes with India’s defence chief on board: Air force

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Helicopter carrying General Bipin Rawat crashes in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, the Indian Air Force tweets.

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Published On 8 Dec 2021

A helicopter carrying India’s defence chief General Bipin Rawat has crashed in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, the air force said.

“An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu,” the Indian Air Force said on Twitter on Wednesday.

More details awaited.



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