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Raisi did not survive the helicopter crash, these leaders have become victims of air accidents in India too


Ever since the crash of the helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and other people, fears were being expressed that it would be difficult to survive after this terrible accident. The same news came on Monday and there was no sign of anyone being alive. President Ibrahim Raisi, the Foreign Minister and others were found dead at the crash site. The helicopter carrying Raisi and others crashed on Sunday. In India too, many such air accidents took place in which many leaders lost their lives.

When YSR’s helicopter went missing

The helicopter of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy, popularly known as YSR, went missing in the forests of Nallamalla on 2 September 2009. The next day, on 3 September, his mutilated body was found on the hill of Rudrakonda, located at some distance from Kurnool. Four other people traveling in the helicopter with Reddy also died in this accident. India’s largest search operation was launched to search for his missing helicopter, which also included low-flying aircraft of the Air Force and Sukhoi 30 MKI aircraft equipped with thermal imaging system.

When Madhavrao Scindia’s plane met with an accident

When Madhavrao Scindia's plane met with an accident

On September 30, 2001, Madhavrao Scindia, a shining star of Indian politics, died in a tragic plane crash at the age of 56. This accident took place in Motta village of Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh. Scindia was on his way to Kanpur in a private plane when the plane crashed after a fire. In this accident, all eight people on board the plane were killed, including Scindia and four journalists. Scindia was a talented and popular leader and was counted among the big leaders within the Congress.

When Sanjay Gandhi’s plane crashed

When Sanjay Gandhi's plane crashed

June 23, 1980, was a dark day in the political history of India when Sanjay Gandhi, the younger son of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and seen as the future leader of the country, died in a plane crash. This accident happened near Safdarganj airport of Delhi. Sanjay Gandhi, who was 33 at the time, was taking flight training in a new aircraft, the S-2A Pitts. Those planes were flying from Delhi Flying Club. During this time the plane went out of control and collided with a tree.

Balayogi’s helicopter crashes in a field

Balayogi's helicopter crashes in a field

A tragic event occurred in the political history of India on March 3, 2002, when GMC Balayoga, the then Speaker of the Lok Sabha and a senior leader of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), died in a plane crash. This accident happened near Mangalagiri in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. Balayogi, who was 57 at the time, was on his way to Vijayawada in a helicopter. The helicopter crashed in a field in Mangalagiri, killing Balayogi and six others on board.

When CDS Bipin Rawat lost his life in helicopter crash

When CDS Bipin Rawat lost his life in helicopter crash

A tragic event took place in Indian defense history on December 8, 2021, when India’s first Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other military officers died in a helicopter crash in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. . General Rawat, who was 63 at the time, was traveling from Western Command headquarters Udhampur to the Defense Services Staff College in Wellington in a helicopter MI-17V5. The helicopter crashed in the forests of Coonoor.

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