Chopper with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on Board Meets with Accident: IAF

Tamil Nadu, 8 December: A military helicopter with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on board met with an accident in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. The helicopter reportedly crashed and a rescue operation has been mounted.

"An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. An Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident," the IAF tweeted.

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