RIP | After a week long battle, Group Captain Varun Singh succumbs to his injuries


RIP | After a week long battle, Group Captain Varun Singh succumbs to his injuries

Group Captain Varun Singh was the lone survivor of the ill-fated chopper crash that took the lives of 13 people, including that of CDS General Bipin Rawat. Varun Singh was admitted to Military Hospital in Wellington for his severe burn injuries but later shifted to Command Hospital in Bengaluru, where he breathed his last after a week long battle.
 
Group Caoptain Varun Singh breathes his last helicopter crash bipin rawat
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Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the ill-fated chopper crash on 8 December succumbed to his injuries after a week-long resilient battle at the Military Hospital in Bengaluru.

Group Captain Varun Singh was being treated for severe burn injuries which he sustained in the helicopter crash. Initially he was admitted to the hospital at Wellington in Tamil Nadu, but was later shifted to the Military Hospital in Bengaluru. He had been on life support and while his condition was critical but stable less than 18 hours back, the Air Force soldier lost his final battle today afternoon.


A letter written by the Group Captain had gone viral since the last week – the letter is addressed to the younger generation, especially children who he has asked to find their calling and never lose hope.

Group Caoptain Varun Singh breathes his last helicopter crash bipin rawat

Since the ill-fated crash that claimed 13 lives (14 now), there were wishes and messages pouring in for the Shaurya Chakra Air Force officer, the sole passenger who was pulled out alive from the site of the crash.


Group Captain Varun Singh, described as a fighter by his father Colonel KP Singh, was awarded the Shaurya Chakra earlier this year, after he managed to handle his Tejas aircraft that was hit by a snag during a sortie in 2020.

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