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A Mi-17V5 helicopter carrying three-four senior Indian Air Force officials crashed in Coonoor in the Nilgiris district on Wednesday. According to the reports, CDS General Bipin Rawat was also on board.
An inquiry has been ordered to find the cause of the accident.
Have a look at the IAF’s tweet:
The reports suggest that the chopper was on its way from the Sulur IAF base to the Defence Services College at Wellington.
Amid heavy mist at the Nanjappanchathiram area, the mishap took place. Brig Lidder, the Military Attache to the CDS, was also reportedly on board.