Captain Varun Singh Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Career, Images and Facts

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About Captain Varun Singh

Varun Singh is a Captain of Indian Air Force chopper and recently in the news because of he is the only survivor in helicopter crash that has Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat and his Rawat’s wife along with other 11 peoples. The accident was happen on December 8, 2021. As per the doctor of army hospital Varun Singh is critical but stable. Pilot Varun Singh (27987) is a member of a squadron flying Light Combat Aircraft (LCA). On this year’s Independence Day, he received the Shaurya Chakra for gallantry where he saved the LCA Tejas fighter during in one air emergency. We will update you as soon as we get new details about IAF’s Group Captain Varun Singh. Read this post completely to learn more about Varun Singh.


Full Name Captain Varun Singh
Nickname Varun
Date of Birth Not Known
Age Not Known
Birthplace Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Profession Captain in IAF
Zodiac sign / Sun sign Not Known
Famous For Survivor in helicopter crash

Physical  Stats



Father Name Krishna Pratap Singh
Mother Name Varun singh
Siblings Name Tanuj Singh

Personal Life

School Not Known
College Not Known
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Debut IAF
Years Active NA



Relationship & more

Wife name Gitanjali Singh
Marital Status Married

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Captain Varun Singh was born and raised in Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, India. Since early age he is very hard working and loves to help everyone. He was attached towards army and air force since childhood. After getting primary and higher study from some private schools in UP he joined airforce trining centre and successfully completed his training. He successfully cleared NDA in the very first attempt. He belongs to army family also his brother is serving in Indian Navy. The Defence Services Staff College posted Varun as group captain recently. Recently on Independence Day 2021 he awarded with Shaurya Chakra because of successfully saving his LCA Tejas fighter in emergency on the date of October 12, 2020. Varun, who was a wing commander at the time, saved the LCA from crashing during a sortie on which the cockpit pressurization failed without warning. Recently he is the timeline because of helicopter crash on 8 December 2021 ended with Varun Singh as the only one to survive. Among those killed in this accident were CDS Bipin Rawat and his wife. After the plane crash, CDS Bipin Rawat went to the hospital to receive treatment, but the doctor pronounced him dead shortly after. Captain Varun Singh is the only survivor in this the helicopter crash but still he is critical and stable. [1]IMDB

Some unknown facts about

  • In the helicopter crash in which General Rawat and 12 others died on December 8, Group Captain Varun was the sole survivor. Captain Varun Singh died on Wednesday after a week of fighting for every breath.
  • Varun was an ace fighter-test pilot and winner of the Shaurya Chakra.
  • The year he got selected for NDA he got a job in the Defence Services. As a test pilot, he was assigned to the Light Combat Aircraft Squadron (LCA) of the Indian Air Force in Bengaluru and transferred to the Wing Commander position on 19 June 2017 before being appointed Group Captain in the IAF on 1 July 2017.




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