The video captured the IAF aircraft Mi-17V5 for a few seconds before it disappeared into fog. Moments later the sound of the copper changed leaving the localites into confusion.
Group Captain Varun Singh became the lone survivor of the IAF chopper crash that killed Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat and 12 others in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. Singh was awarded the Shaurya Chakra early this year for safely landing a Tejas fighter aircraft during an aerial emergency.
The Indian Air Force aircraft Mi-17V5 carrying India's first CDS Genreral Vipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other army officers crashed near Coonoor district in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday killing 13 out of the 14 passengers.
The Black Box of the crashed IAF aircraft Mi-17V5 is expected to provide crucial data regarding the chronology of events that led to the tragedy killing India's first CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 other army officials.
The IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft experienced a technical malfunction, the Air Force informed. The pilot ejected safely before the aircraft crashed in Mankabagh village, Bhind SP Manoj Kumar Singh said.
Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari said disciplinary action will be taken against those found guilty in alleged rape of a female air force officer in Coimbatore.
The fighter and Chinook helicopters of the Indian Air Force left the audiences mesmerised with their manoeuvres.
The display will include flypast by various aircrafts of the IAF. The paramotor flying and IAF's skydiving team 'Akash Ganga' will be in action at the show. Besides, the symphony orchestra of the IAF would be adding to the event.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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