Update December 22, 2015

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10 including 3 BSF officers dead in Delhi plane crash

Sumel Sarker

Dehi plane crash

10 including 3 BSF officers dead in Delhi plane crash

22 December 2015, Nirapad News: Ten people were killed as a small plane of the Border Security Force (BSF) crashed near the Delhi airport this morning.

All on board, including three BSF officers and seven technicians, were killed, reports NDTV.

The plane, a Super King aircraft, was flying to Ranchi. The crash took place at around 9.50am (local time), moments after technicians lost contact with ground control.

Sources say the plane hit a wall and then crashed into a septic tank. The aircraft burst into flames and has been badly damaged. A part of it is in water.

More than a dozen fire engines are at the spot, besides security forces and a crowd from a village nearby.

Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma has said that an investigation has been ordered.

These aircraft are usually used by top officials and ministers. The plane that crashed had senior technicians who were flying to Ranchi to repair a helicopter

‘The tragic news of BSF plane crash near IGI airport in New Delhi is extremely painful. Rushing to the crash site immediately,’ India home minister Rajnath Singh tweets.

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