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Helicopter carrying India’s Chief of Defence Staff crashes

Helicopter carrying India’s Chief of Defence Staff crashes

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An Indian Air Force helicopter wearing Chief of Defence Staff Gen Vipin C Rawat and a few other senior Defence officers nowadays crashed at Coonoor in Nilgiris district of the southern country of Tamil Nadu, the Indian Air Force said.

An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an coincidence today close to Coonoor, Tamil Nadu, the IAF stated in a Twitter publish.
Four our bodies have been recovered and three injured rescued from the crash site, PTI reports.

There is not any reputable affirmation of the identification of the useless and the injured.
An Inquiry has been ordered to examine the reason of the coincidence, it said without specifying if there has been any casualty, reports our New Delhi correspondent.

The chopper became on its way from an Indian Air Force base to the Defence Services College (DSC) at Wellington while it crashed at Nanjappanchathiram region amid heavy mist and early visuals showed the helicopter in flames.

Indian TV channels reported that the copter turned into mangled after falling at the floor.