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

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.

Captain Varun Singh


Varun Singh’s exact birth date is not mentioned any where but according to our research team he was born between 1965 to 1977 in UP, India. According to this he was at present 45-55 years old.

Wiki/Biography and Career

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.

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

Family and Cast

Varun Singh was born in UP, India in Middle class family who served in Indian defence. As per the sources his father name is Krishna Pratap Singh who is retired Colonel served in regiment of Army Air defence. As his father was in army he developed interest in military and decided to serve the county. The mother’s name of Varun singh is Uma singh. Umaji is house wife probably. In siblings he has one brother named Tanuj Singh. Tanuj is Lieutenant Commander officer in the Indian Navy.

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

Girlfriend/Wife and Relationships

According to many reports we confirmed that he got married with Gitanjali Singh. The detailed information of their love life and post marriage life is not available on internet but we know she is very brave lady and always motivated him in every toughest condition of his life. The very beautiful couple has one son named Radduman tigether.

Wife nameGitanjali Singh
Marital StatusMarried

Some lesser known Interesting facts

  • 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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