Lt Col V. Vinay Bhanu Reddy died in a helicopter accident in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday. His body was laid to rest at the Air Force Station in Begumpet on Friday. reached Tributes were paid with military honours.
Later the mortal remains of Lt. Col. was taken by road to Bommala Ramaram, his native place in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district. Telangana Governor Tamil Sai Army officials paid tribute to the deceased.
Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Pandey, Lt General Nav Kumar Khanduri, GOC, Western Command, attended the funeral at Yadadri on Saturday.
Lt Col Reddy’s wife Spanda is a doctor at AFMC, Pune. Tej went to Pur to receive her husband’s body and brought it home.
Lt Col Vinay Bhanu Reddy joined NDA at the age of 17. Joined Indian Army in 2007.
While on operational sortie between Sonit, Assam, Tawang, Pur Arunachal Pradesh, the helicopter crashed near Mandala, West Kameng district, Arunachal Pradesh. Collapsed. Lieutenant Colonel Reddy along with Major Jayant in a single engine Cheetah helicopter
Major Jayant’s body reached his hometown in Madurai on Friday night.
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