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4 Army, IAF officers among 11 others killed in chopper crash

Source: PTI   -  Edited By: Utkarsh Mishra
Last updated on: December 08, 2021 22:45 IST
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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika and 11 other armed forces officers were killed in a chopper crash near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

IMAGE: Lieutenant Colonel Harjinder Singh, left, and Brigadier L S Lidder. Photograph: ANI Photo

Those killed in the crash included Military Adviser to the Chief of Defence Staff Brigadier L S Lidder and staff officer Lieutenant Colonel Harjinder Singh.

Group Captain Varun Singh is the sole survivor of the crash.

He battling for life at the military hospital in Wellington.

IMAGE: Clockwise from top, Naik Jitender Kumar, Havildar Satpal, Lance Naik Sai Teja and Lance Naik Vivek Kumar. Photograph: ANI Photo

Here is the list of people who died in the crash, according to officials:

1. General Bipin Rawat

2. Madhulika Rawat

3. Brigadier L S Lidder

4. Lieutenant Colonel Harjinder Singh

5. Wing Commander P S Chauhan

6. Squadron Leader K Singh

7. Junior Warrant Officer Das

8. Junior Warrant Officer Pradeep A

9. Havildar Satpal

10. Naik Gursewak Singh

11. Naik Jitender Kumar

12. Lance Naik Vivek Kumar

13. Lance Naik Sai Teja

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