Army officers carry the coffins containing the mortal remains of India’s defence chief General Bipin Rawat and other 12 victims during a tribute ceremony at Palam Air Force station in New Delhi. Photo: AFP
Army officers carry the coffins containing the mortal remains of India’s defence chief General Bipin Rawat and other 12 victims during a tribute ceremony at Palam Air Force station in New Delhi. Photo: AFP
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India defence chief Bipin Rawat’s body flown to New Delhi after helicopter crash

  • Rawat was travelling with his wife and 12 other senior officers when their chopper came down in Tamil Nadu, killing all but one soldier on board
  • His body arrived in the Indian capital for funeral after a ceremony near the accident site at an army base

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Army officers carry the coffins containing the mortal remains of India’s defence chief General Bipin Rawat and other 12 victims during a tribute ceremony at Palam Air Force station in New Delhi. Photo: AFP
Army officers carry the coffins containing the mortal remains of India’s defence chief General Bipin Rawat and other 12 victims during a tribute ceremony at Palam Air Force station in New Delhi. Photo: AFP
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