India’s Top Defense Official Rawat Dies in Helicopter Crash

India’s top defense official, who had been steering the biggest transformation of the nation’s military since its independence in 1947, was killed in a helicopter crash in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. The Russian-made Mi-17 V5 helicopter carrying Chief…

India’s Top Defense Official Rawat Dies in Helicopter Crash

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India’s top defense official, who had been steering the biggest transformation of the nation’s military since its independence in 1947, was killed in a helicopter crash in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

The Russian-made Mi-17 V5 helicopter carrying Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, 63, met with an accident around noon Wednesday, the Indian Air Force said in a statement on Twitter without providing details on the crash. Rawat, his wife, and 11 others on the chopper have died, while Group Captain Varun Singh is in hospital.

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