CDS Gen Bipin Rawat killed in chopper crash in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor, confirms IAF
CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 other people on board IAF chopper died in Tamil Nadu chopper crash. Stay with Indiatoday.in for LIVE updates on Gen Bipin Rawat’s chopper crash news.
The IAF further said besides the CDS, there were 13 passengers, including crew members, on the helicopter met with the accident near Coonoor. Gen Rawat was on a visit to the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington (Nilgiri Hills) to address the faculty and student officers of the Staff Course later in the day.
Chief of defence staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat on Wednesday died after an Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper he was on board crashed near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu’s Nilgiris district. His wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 others were also killed in the mishap, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said.