Helicopter carrying Indian defence chief crashes; inquiry ordered

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) -A military helicopter carrying Indian defence chief General Bipin Rawat crashed near the town of Coonoor in southern India on Wednesday, the Indian Air Force said. Two defence sources said they were currently trying to ascertain Rawat’s status. “We don’t know yet,” one of the sources told Reuters. Both declined to be named. Rawat was appointed as India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government in late 2019. The position was set-up with the aim of integrating India’s three services — the Army, the Navy and the Air Force. The Air Force…

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