Coonoor helicopter crash: Grp Capt Varun Singh's condition critical but stable
New Delhi : The medical condition of Coonoor helicopter crash lone survivor - Group Captain Varun Singh – is critical but stable, said officials on Friday. He is undergoing treatment at the Command Hospital in Bengaluru.
On Thursday, he was shifted to the Command Hospital in Bengaluru from Wellington in Tamil Nadu, officials said. He was admitted to the Wellington Hospital with severe burn injuries. He was initially moved to Sulur in an ambulance by road and then was flown to Bengaluru for better treatment.
CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika and 11 other officials were killed in the helicopter crash.
Group Captain Singh, a decorated officer, was on board the Russian-made chopper as the liaison officer for the visit of Gen Rawat, India's senior-most military officer, to the Defence Services Staff College in Wellington.
On Friday, CDS Bipin Rawat was laid to rest with 17-gun salute and full military guard of honour.