The helicopter of the first chief of defense of the Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat, crashed. According to Indian media reports, the military helicopter of the Chief of Defense Staff, General Bipin Rawat, crashed near Connor in Tamil Nadu.
The Indian Air Force also confirmed on social networks the fact of the crash of the Mi-17V5 helicopter of the Chief of the General Staff of Defense, General Bipin Rawat.
The Indian Air Force said in a statement that an investigation was launched into the cause of the helicopter crash. On the other hand, Indian media reports have confirmed death in a helicopter crash. But this is not known. It is probable that a few of them passed away.
According to the Indian news agency ANI. The bodies have found at the crash site of the helicopter transport to a military hospital. The commander-in-chief of the Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat, is believe to have retired on December 31, 2019, after his term expired. But Modi’s government appointed him as India’s first chief of defense.
In addition, General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Defense Staff of the Indian Army Forces. Is report to have died in a helicopter crash.
According to Indian media reports, 13 bodies have been found in the helicopter crash. And will be a DNA test to identify them. Indian media report that General Rawat’s wife was in a deadly accident.
However, India has not made an official statement about the incident. And has receive no confirmation of the death or injury of General Bipin Rawat. According to Indian media reports, Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will make a statement in parliament tomorrow on the death of General Bipin Rawat and his wife, and other 11 persons.
Pakistani General Qamar Javed Bajwa reacts on indian crashed helicopter
Senior Pakistani military officials also expressed condolences over the “tragic death.”
According to the Hindu newspaper, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Staff of the Pakistan Army, had also served with General Rawat in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo in 2008.