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Group Captain Varun Singh Dies: He was the only Survivor of Chopper Crash

Group Captain Varun Singh Dies: He was the only Survivor of Chopper Crash. 

The Group Captain Varun Singh was rescued from the helicopter collision, which caused the death of General Bipin Rawat and 12 others on December 8.

Lieutenant-Colonel Singh was receiving treatment for severe burns in the Bengaluru military hospital. 

He was placed on life support, according to the officials.

The Indian Air Force said he was dead from injuries suffered today morning.

“The IAF is deeply saddened to announce the death of the braveheart Group Captain Varun Singh. Unfortunately, Singh passed away in the early hours of this morning due to the injuries caused by a helicopter crash on December 21, 2008. IAF extends its sincere condolences to the family and is with the family of the deceased,” said an Air Force statement.

Over the last week, there were hundreds of wishes and messages to the Shaurya Chakra winner, who was the sole one to make it out alive after the helicopter crash that killed the country’s most powerful General. 

Premier Narendra Modi led the nation in mourning his passing.

“Group Captain Varun Singh was a national hero who served his country with a sense of pride, courage, and the highest level of professionalism. The passing of his deeply saddens me. His outstanding service to the country will not be forgotten. We send our condolences to his loved ones and loved ones. Om Shanti” posted PM Modi.

Just a few days in the past, General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika and 12 others flew from Sulur Air Base to Wellington when their Mi17V5 Air Force chopper crashed in the hills just seven minutes before arriving.

An inquiry at the top is examining the cause of the crash.

Lieutenant-Colonel Singh was treated first at the hospital for military personnel in Wellington. 

He was then transferred to Bengaluru Command Hospital. Bengaluru Command Hospital last Thursday.

The father of the officer, Colonel KP Singh, had described his son as a fighter last week.

This Air Force officer won the Shaurya Chakra in August of this year for his bravery when controlling his plane after an obstruction struck it during a mission the year before. As a result, he could safely get his Tejas aircraft.

The company officers mourned their loss for one of the country’s best.


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