Videos: Charred Bodies Recovered From Tamil Nadu Chopper Crash

Breaking News: Reports came out this noon about a chopper crash that was carrying Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat and 13 others on board. The chopped was crashed in Tamil Nadu this afternoon.

Air Force official Twitter handle said, “An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.”

“An Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident,” it added. General Rawat’s wife was one of those on the chopper. 

Videos of search and were shared by ANI.

Some charred bodies have already been recovered from the site. 

The locals are involved in the rescue operations cooperating with the officials.

Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh is expected to brief the Parliament about the chopper crash soon today. Mr Singh has already briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi according to the sources.

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