India’s General Bipin Rawat arrives for a ceremony in New Delhi in January 2019. Photo: Reuters
India’s General Bipin Rawat arrives for a ceremony in New Delhi in January 2019. Photo: Reuters
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Pilot disoriented by bad weather led to crash that killed India’s defence chief Bipin Rawat

  • The general was on a military helicopter with his wife and 12 others when a change in conditions forced them to fly into the clouds, a court of inquiry found
  • His death was the subject of wall-to-wall coverage in local media, and his flag-wrapped coffin was towed through the streets of New Delhi

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India’s General Bipin Rawat arrives for a ceremony in New Delhi in January 2019. Photo: Reuters
India’s General Bipin Rawat arrives for a ceremony in New Delhi in January 2019. Photo: Reuters
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