Sole Survivor Of Chopper Crash, Group Captain Varun Singh, Critical But Stable: Air Force Sources


Group Captain Varun Singh is being handled on the Air Drive Command Hospital in Bengaluru

New Delhi:

Group Captain Varun Singh – the one survivor of the horrific Air Drive helicopter crash that killed Chief of Defence Employees Basic Bipin Rawat, his spouse, and 11 different personnel – stays crucial however steady, sources within the Indian Air Drive informed NDTV.

The Group Captain is being handled on the Air Drive Command Hospital in Bengaluru, the place he was airlifted to from the Army Hospital in Tamil Nadu’s Wellington yesterday.

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who visited the Air Drive officer on the hospital right this moment, mentioned, “He’s getting one of the best medical therapy from specialist medical doctors. I pray for his speedy restoration.”

The Chief Minister, who prolonged his condolences to the households of Basic Rawat and the opposite personnel killed within the tragic crash, has instructed the state police chief to provoke motion towards folks tweeting offensive statements on the Chief of Defence Employees’s demise.

In the meantime, the Indian Air Drive or IAF has constituted a high-level Court docket of Inquiry to research the reason for the crash on Wednesday.

Urging folks to not bask in speculations in regards to the accident, the IAF, in an official assertion, mentioned, “The inquiry can be accomplished expeditiously and information introduced out. Until then, to respect the dignity of the deceased, uninformed hypothesis could also be prevented.”

The Air Drive officer gained the Shaurya Chakra in August for his braveness in dealing with his plane after it was hit by a snag throughout a sortie final yr. He managed to land his Tejas fighter safely.

On Wednesday, Group Captain Singh had gone to Sulur to obtain Basic Rawat and escort him to the Defence Providers Employees Faculty in Wellington. Basic Rawat was to handle the college and college students on the institute, the place Group Captain Singh is Directing Employees.