Gen Bipin Rawat Is No More, 13 Dead Include His Wife

SRINAGAR: It has been officially confirmed that India’s Chief of Defence Staff, Genea Bipin Rawat has died in the chopper crash that took place in Coonoor in Tamil Nadu. The dead include his wife and 12 others.

Gen Bipin Rawt with wife Madhulika Rawat. They died in an air crash in Tamil Nadu along with 11 others on December 8, 2021.

The chopper was flying with 14 top defence officials on board. Officials said Group Captain Varun Singh SC, who was directing staff at DSSC with injuries is currently under treatment at Military Hospital, Wellington.

The crash is reported to have taken place barely 10 km short of the spot the chopper was supposed to land. The only five star General was on his way to attend a cadet interaction programme.

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