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Bipin Rawat: Sudden turn in weather downed India’s top commander’s chopper crash

A helicopter crash that killed the head of India’s armed forces and 13 others was caused by a pilot disoriented by a sudden turn in the weather. Gen Bipin Rawat was among those killed when the chopper hit a hillside and burst into flames in Tamil Nadu state in December. Conspiracy theories about the accident […]


India’s highest ranking military officer, his wife and 11 others killed in helicopter crash

India’s Defence Chief Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 other people were killed after a military helicopter they were travelling in crashed in southern India on Wednesday, the Indian Air Force said. Rawat, 63, was appointed as India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government in late 2019. […]