Army helicopter with CDS on board crashes near Ooty

Bipin Rawat

Coimbatore: An army helicopter crashed in Coonoor near Ooty today. According to reports, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat was one of those on board.

Reports said the MI 17 helicopter was carrying 14 senior officers including General Rawat.

The chopper caught fire and completely destroyed, sources said and added that rescue works were on in full swing.

 

NT Bureau