Fact Check: Video Showing Crash Of IAF Helicopter Carrying CDS Gen Bipin Rawat Is Fake; Know Truth Here

INDIA Team Latestly|

On December 8, an Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper Mi-17V5 crashed in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others died in the tragedy. Post the news of the crash broke, a video of a MI helicopter crashing mid-air went viral on social media. It claims that it was the same Mi-17V5 chopper that crashed earlier on December 8. The video is being shared on social media with a false claim. The chopper shown in the video is not the Mi-17V5 that crashed in Tamil Nadu. The helicopter was a Syrian Mi17 that was shot down in 2020. The chopper was shot down over Al-Nayrab, Idlib and the incident took place in February 2020. Watch the video to know more.

  • INR
  • USD
  • EUR
View all
City Petrol Diesel
New Delhi 95.41 86.67
Kolkata 104.67 89.79
Mumbai 109.98 94.14
Chennai 101.40 91.43
View all
Currency Price Change
USD 74.6750 -0.10
EUR 84.4225 -0.14