We would not know whether the chopper crashed due to a technical snag or it hit a tree and caught fire because of the bad weather.
Gen Bipin Rawat was an outstanding soldier.
Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal V.
The chopper crashed into a gorge in the jungle close to a small tribal settlement near Kattery, around seven km away from Coonoor and ten km away from the Defence Services Staff College.
India has lost its great patriot and dedicated hero, Kudashev said.
However, his tenure was also marked by controversy.