Lone Survivor of CDS Helicopter Crash Group Capt Varun Singh Passes Away

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Published: December 15,2021 01:13 PM
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Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crash near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on December 8, succumbed to injuries on Wednesday.

December 15, 2021: Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crash near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on December 8, succumbed to injuries on Wednesday. He was undergoing treatment at a military hospital in Bengaluru.



"IAF is deeply saddened to inform the passing away of braveheart Group Captain Varun Singh, who succumbed this morning to the injuries sustained in the helicopter accident on 08 Dec 21. IAF offers sincere condolences and stands firmly with the bereaved family," the IAF said in a tweet.





Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief at the demise of Group Captain Varun Singh.



"Group Captain Varun Singh served the nation with pride, valour and utmost professionalism. I am extremely anguished by his passing away. His rich service to the nation will never be forgotten. Condolences to his family and friends. Om Shanti," he tweeted.