Indian Army Chief Helicopter Crash
Indian Army Chief Helicopter Crash. There has been no official confirmation of fatalities. What we know about the crash is that the helicopter experienced a very hard landing in a wooded area that burst into flames.
This brought together the Army, the Navy and the Air Force, and Gen Rawat had been in charge of a range of operations including in Indian-administered Kashmir. Despite inevitable speculation, the crash appears to have been accidental. Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati said three injured people were taken to.
They are widely deployed to transport senior army personnel and government ministers. "This is a safe, proven helicopter, I have travelled on it in difficult situations," former army chief.
At least two passengers were reported seriously injured in the incident.
Rawat came from a military family with several generations having served in the Indian armed forces. The Indian Air Force ordered an inquiry into the cause of the accident. A helicopter carrying India's chief of defence Staff General Bipin Rawat has crashed in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, killing him and at least twelve.