Aircraft Crashes Near Delhi Killing All 10 Onboard

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A Super King Plane crashed in Dwarka near Delhi on its way to Ranchi. The flight was chartered by the Indian Border Security Force. The reason behind the crash is still unknown and forensic experts have rushed to the site. The plane crashed onto the IGI airport boundary wall shortly after take off and caught fire. All 10 people on board the plane have been killed including the pilots. The flight was carrying two pilots, six technicians, one crew member and one engineer.

Security personnel stand next to the wreckage of a crashed aircraft on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, December 22, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
Security personnel stand next to the wreckage of a crashed aircraft on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, December 22, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Amogh the deceased are Deputy Commandant Dilip Kumar, captain Prashad and captain Rajesh Jhivrin. Police have cordoned off the area. Large number of paramedics, firefighters and forensic experts have been deployed at the scene. The incident took place at arounf 9:50 AM in the morning as the pilot noticed some technical issues and was trying to get back to the airport. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his bereavement via Twitter, “Pained by the loss of lives in the BSF plane crash in Delhi. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased.”

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