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Tributes pour in for General Bipin Rawat and 12 others who died in a helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu

A military chopper with the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 other defence personnel onboard crashed in Coonoor district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. While Group Captain Varun Singh — the lone survivor of the crash — is undergoing treatment, tributes are pouring in for the former Army chief and others who lost their lives in the crash.

Names of those died in IAF chopper crash

  • CDS General Bipin Rawat
  • Spouse of the CDS, Mrs Madhulika Rawat
  • Rawat’s Defence Adviser Brig Lakhbinder Singh Lidder
  • Staff Officer Lt Col Harjinder Singh

The nine other armed forces personnel including the Air Force helicopter crew are:

  • Wing Commander Prithvi Singh Chauhan
  • Squadron Leader Kuldeep Singh
  • Junior Warrant Officer Rana Pratap Das
  • Junior Warrant Officer Arakkal Pradeep
  • Havildar Satpal Rai
  • Naik Gursewak Singh
  • Naik Jitendra Kumar
  • Lance Naik Vivek Kumar
  • Lance Naik B Sai Teja
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