Military helicopter crashes in Tamil Nadu, senior officials including Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat onboard
A military chopper has crashed near Ooty in Tamil Nadu. Senior officials including Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat were onboard. Injuries reported.
Mi-17 V5 helicopter which has crashed between Coimbatore and Sulur in Tamil Nadu had 14 people onboard.
As per reports, the local military officers have reached the location and were told that locals have taken two bodies with 80 per cent burns to a local hospital. Few bodies can be seen downhill in the area of the accident. Efforts are on to retrieve the bodies and check identities.
This is a breaking news, more details awaited.