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Coonoor Chopper Crash Live Updates: Vehicles carrying mortal remains of CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife and other personnel leave for Sulur airbase

Coonoor Chopper Crash Live Updates: Sources said the chopper crashed just minutes before reaching its destination in Tamil Nadu’s Wellington.




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New Delhi: India’s Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 other defence personnel died after a military helicopter carrying them crashed near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

General Rawat was on his way to the Defence Services Staff College in Wellington to address the faculty and student officers of the Staff Course.

Apart from his wife, CDS Rawat was accompanied by his DA Brigadier LS Lidder and SO Lieutenant Colonel Harjinder Singh. Others defence personnel on Indian Air Force’s Mi 17 V5 helicopter were Wg Cdr PS Chauhan, Sqn Ldr K Singh, JWO Das, JWO Pradeep A, Hav Satpal, Nk Gursewak Singh, Nk Jitender, L/Nk Vivek and L/Nk S Teja.


# CDS Gen Bipin Rawat was found alive from helicopter crash site, told his name and died on his way to the hospital: Firemen

# Group Captain Varun Singh is on life support in Military Hospital, Wellington, says Rajnath Singh

# CM Stalin pays tribute to Gen Bipin Rawat, others at Madras Regimental Centre

# Flight Data Recorder and Cockpit Voice Recorder of the Mi-17V5 chopper that crashed yesterday with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat has been recovered from the site: Sources

# Final moments before the helicopter crashed.

# Team of Tamil Nadu Forensic Science Department headed by Director Srinivasan arrived at the crash site.

# IAF forensic team reaches at helicopter crash site

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari along with Tamil Nadu DGP C Sylendra Babu visits accident site.

Army Vice Chief Lt Gen Chandi Prasad Mohanty has cut short his two-day visit to Qatar and is returning to Delhi after the death of Bipin Rawat.

Chandi Prasad Mohanty

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba extends condolences on the passing away of Gen Bipin Rawat.

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba extends condolences