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IAF chopper crash: Mortal remains of Naik Gursewak Singh reach Amritsar

By Jasleen Kaur -- December 12, 2021 12:35 pm -- Updated:December 12, 2021 12:45 pm
Amritsar (Punjab): The mortal remains of Naik Gursewak Singh, who was killed in the Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper crash near Tamil Nadu's Coonoor, was on Sunday brought back to his hometown here in Amritsar.

The remains arrived at the Amritsar Air Force station Sunday morning and would be taken to his residence at Dode Village of Patti Tehsil in Tarn Taran district in Punjab.

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The 35-year-old soldier was among 13 persons who were killed when the IAF chopper carrying them crashed in Tamil Nadu's Coonoor on December 8.

Gursewak Singh is survived by his wife Jaspreet Kaur, three children— two daughters aged nine and seven — and a son aged three, and his father.

The victims of the military helicopter crash included Chief of Defence Staff General Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat, his Defence Adviser Brigadier Lakhbinder Singh Lidder, Staff Officer Lieutenant Colonel Harjinder Singh and nine other Armed Forces personnel including the Air Force helicopter crew.

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Group Captain Varun Singh, lone survivor of the mishap, and is currently on life support in Military Hospital, Wellington.

Military carrier and life

Naik Gursewak Singh joined the armed forces in 2004 and had served in frontier areas of Jammu and Kashmir such as Poonch, Rajouri, South and North Kashmir. He was also a demolition specialist and the best student in the leadership course.

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-PTC News

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