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Helicopter crash: Army pilot cremated with full military honours in Panchkula

Chandigarh, September 22

The mortal stays of Main Anuj Rajput, who was killed alongside along with his co-pilot when their helicopter crash-landed in a dense forest in Jammu and Kashmir, have been consigned to flames with full navy honours in Panchkula on Wednesday.

Wrapped within the Tricolour, a coffin carrying his physique was dropped at the cremation floor in Panchkula from his residence within the Haryana metropolis close to right here, the place numerous folks joined Military personnel to bid a tearful adieu to him.

Floral wreaths have been laid and the final rites of Main Rajput have been carried out with full navy honours, together with a gun salute.

Haryana Meeting Speaker Gian Chand Gupta, who’s the ruling BJP MLA from Panchkula, was additionally current when the funeral was carried out.

Earlier within the day, the Military officer’s mortal stays have been dropped at his hometown, Panchkula.

The relations of Main Rajput, a bachelor who had turned 28 just some days in the past, have been inconsolable when the physique reached their Panchkula residence.

Main Rohit Kumar and Main Rajput have been on a coaching sortie when their Cheetah helicopter crash-landed in Shiv Garh Dhar close to Patnitop in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, leading to grave accidents. Each the pilots succumbed to the accidents at Command Hospital, Udhampur the place that they had been evacuated for therapy. —PTI

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