Spectacular aerial display by army aviation helicopters, elite commandos

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Jaipur, Sep 20 | A spectacular aerial display by the Army Aviation Helicopters and elite commandos of special forces demonstrating skills of insertion and extrication of force in a hostile environment won the hearts of thousands of people in Jaipur.

The event was the Army Multi Activity Regalia (AMAR) organised on Sunday to mark the glorious victory of the Indian Army in 1971 War as part of ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ celebrations.

The war heroes were felicitated by Governor of Rajasthan Kalraj Mishra and Lieutenant General Amardeep Singh Bhinder, Army Commanders of the South Western Command at Rambagh Polo Ground, Jaipur.

Various displays and demonstrations were also showcased by the Army teams, including a mesmerising show by 13 Army Bands. The audience were kept spellbound by the teams showcasing basic obedience and special training demonstration by the Army dogs, equestrian events including show jumping and skill riding and motorcycle skill riding display.

During the event the Governor and Army Commander of South Western Command honoured H.H. Rajmata Padmini Devi, wife of Late Brigadier Sawai Bhawani Singh, Maha Vir Chakra (MVC); Dhanno Devi wife of Late Colonel Hoshiar Singh, Param Vir Chakra (PVC); and Colonel Ranvijay Singh son of Lieutenant General Sagat Singh, Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM), said Lt. Col. Amitabh Sharma, PRO (Defence), Jaipur/Rajasthan.

The Governor addressed the gathering and dedicated the event as a humble tribute to the sacrifices of the Indian Army by a grateful nation.

Source: IANS

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New Delhi, Dec 8 | Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (2nd Ld). A military chopper crashed in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor on Wednesday in which Indian’s Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat was travelling along with others.

The number of casualties are still unknown and local police has ascertained only three rescued and searches are on for others.

Along with General Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat, Brigadier L.S. Lidder, Lieutenant Colonel Harjinder Singh, Naik Gursewak Singh, Naik Jitender Kumar, Naik Vivek Kumar, Naik B. Sai Teja, Havaldar Satpal and pilots were travelling in the chopper.

Confirming about General Rawat presence, Indian Air Force tweeted, “An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.”

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The force said that an inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

The rescued suffered serious injuries and have been taken to Wellington cantonment.

Source: IANS

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Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (Ld)

Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (Ld)

New Delhi, Dec 8 | Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (Ld). A military chopper crashed in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor on Wednesday in which Indian’s Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat was travelling along with 14 others.

The number of casualties are still unknown and local police have ascertained only three rescued and searches are on for others.

Emergency rescue teams have been rushed to the spot.

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Confirming about General Rawat’s presence, Indian Air Force said, “An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.”

The force said that an inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

The rescued suffered serious injuries and have been taken to Wellington cantonment.

Source: IANS

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