Indian Army Helicopter With CDS Gen Bipin Rawat On Board Crashes In Tamil Nadu
Video clips on social media and TV footage show the wreckage, along with thick smoke and fire.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) also confirmed the development through a tweet.
in another tweet, the IAF wrote: "An inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident," it added.
Later, the IAF deleted the tweet.
ANI, an Indian news agency, reported that two bodies, with 80% burns, were taken to a local hospital by the area's locals. "Few bodies can be seen downhill in the area of the accident. Efforts are on to retrieve the bodies and check identities: Sources," stated the ANI.
The ANI while citing the sources reported that CDS Bipin Rawat's staff and family members were on board the Mi-series chopper along with him when it crashed between Coimbatore and Sulur in Tamil Nadu.
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