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Indian military helicopter with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on board crashes in Tamil Nadu

Many senior defence officials were on board the helicopter.

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Indian military helicopter with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on board crashes in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

Indian Air Force Mi-17V5 helicopter met with the accident near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. 

Many senior defence officials were on board the helicopter.

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As being reported, the Indian Chief of Defence Staff was on his way to the Defence Staff College in Wellington.

Official sources said all the injured people on board the Mi-17V5 helicopter were evacuated from the spot of the accident.

The IAF said a Court of Inquiry has been ordered into the accident.

CDS Bipin Rawat has been taken to a military hospital according to Indian media and is reported to be in critical condition.

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