Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper crash that resulted in the death of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others, is critical and has been airlifted to Bengaluru for better treatment.
IAF Group Captain Varun Singh has been shifted to Command Hospital in Bengaluru from the Army hospital at Wellington in Tamil Nadu.
Indian Air Force’s Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the Coonoor military chopper crash, shifted to Command Hospital, Bengaluru for further treatment pic.twitter.com/3zt4MZbsCh— ANI (@ANI) December 9, 2021
Official sources in Coimbatore had earlier said that his condition is said to be critical but stable and Singh had undergone three operations so far.
Singh, according to sources, has suffered 45 per cent burn injuries.
Speaking in Parliament on Thursday morning, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, "Group Captain Varun Singh is on life support in the Military Hospital at Wellington and all efforts are being made to save his life."