India’s first Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat lost his life in a chopper crash today alongside 11 different travelers. General Bipin Laxman Singh Rawat, PVSM UYSM AVSM YSM SM VSM ADC was a four star general of the Indian Army. He was the first and current Chief of Defense Staff of India.
On 30 December 2019, he was designated as the primary CDS of India and expected office from 1 January 2020. On 08 Dec 2021, his helicopter slammed in Tamil Nadu in which he lost his life alongside 10 different travelers.
The accident occurred in the Nilgiris, not long after the Mi-series chopper took off from the military base. A military chopper conveying Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat and 13 others smashed today in Tamil Nadu, the Indian Air Force said.
Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) was on a visit to Defense Services Staff College, Wellington (Nilgiri Hills) to address the workforce and understudy officials of the Staff Course today.
Around early afternoon today, an IAF Mi 17 V5 helicopter with a team of 4 individuals conveying the CDS and 9 different travelers met with an appalling mishap close to Coonoor, TN.
With profound lament, it has now been found out that Gen Bipin Rawat, Mrs Madhulika Rawat and 11 different people on board have passed on in the awful mishap.
Gp Capt Varun Singh SC, Directing Staff at DSSC with wounds is as of now under treatment at Military Hospital, Wellington.