Army Chopper Crashes in Tamil Nadu, 14 People were on Board, 13 Martyrs including Madhulika, Wife of CDS Bipin Rawat, Rawat's Condition Critical

Major accident took place in Tamil Nadu. There were 14 people in that helicopter.
Army's Helicopter
Army's Helicopter Source: Since Independence
Chopper on fire
Chopper on fire

There has been a major accident in Ooty via Coonoor in Tamil Nadu. Let us inform that the MI-17 chopper of the army has crashed in Tamil Nadu. According to sources, there were 14 people in that helicopter. Along with this, CDS Bipin Rawat was also an board. According to the information received so far, the bodies of 4 people have been recovered.

These people were in the Chopper

People in the chopper
People in the chopperSource: Since Independence

Chopper is completely damaged

According to news agency ANI, the helicopter was going from Sulur airbase to Wellington. A team of doctors, army officers, and CoBRA commandos are present on the spot.

Efforts are on to identify the bodies which have been recovered, as they have been badly burnt. Some more bodies are visible from below the hill. In the visuals of the accident that have come to the fore, the chopper looks completely damaged and is on fire.

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