IAF chopper crash: Group Captain Varun Singh, who was rescued after the deadly crash on December 8, died Wednesday.
Singh was being treated for severe burns at a military hospital in Bengaluru.
As per officials, he had been on life support. The IAF said that he died of his injuries this morning. IAF is deeply saddened to inform the passing away of braveheart Group Captain Varun Singh, who succumbed this morning to the injuries sustained in the helicopter accident on 08 Dec 21. IAF offers sincere condolences and stands firmly with the bereaved family,” said an Air Force statement.
In the past week, lots of wishes and messages for the Shaurya Chakra award-winning officer had been pouring in from all corners.
The helicopter crash has killed India’s top General CDS Bipin Rawat among 12 others. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in mourning his death.
Just a week ago, CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika and 12 others were flying from Sulur Air Base to Wellington. It was when the Mi17V5 Air Force chopper crashed in the hills just minutes before landing.
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