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BREAKING: Army chopper with the Chief of Defence Staff crashes

  • An army chopper carrying Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) crashed today in Tamil Nadu.

  • The villagers found five bodies with severe injuries from the crash site.

  • The army chopper was carrying CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife, Defence Assistant and security commandos.

  • An inquiry has been conducted in the case.

  • The crash happened after the Mi-series chopper flew from an army base in Sulur in Coimbatore and headed towards the Defence Staff Services College in Wellington in the Nilgiris.

  • The crash of the chopper happened around 12:20.p.m. The defence establishment learned from the local informing the district administration.