BSF plane with around 10 people onboard crashes in Delhi's Dwarka, two confirmed dead

A Ranchi-bound Border Security Force (BSF) Superking aircraft carrying technicians crashed at Bagdola village in Dwarka, New Delhi on Tuesday.

FP Staff December 22, 2015 10:49:43 IST
BSF plane with around 10 people onboard crashes in Delhi's Dwarka, two confirmed dead

A Ranchi-bound Border Security Force (BSF) Superking aircraft carrying technicians crashed at Bagdola village in Dwarka, New Delhi on Tuesday.

BSF plane with around 10 people onboard crashes in Delhis Dwarka two confirmed dead

A BSF plane crashed in Dwarka. Image courtesy: CNN-IBN

"Two dead bodies recovered from crash site," PTI quoted Deepender Pathak, JCP (South West Delhi) as saying.

TV reports also said that the crash took place near the Delhi airport. Runway 2B has been closed at the airport. 15 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.

"A Ranchi-bound BSF Superking aircraft carrying technicians loses contact with ground control," BSF sources told PTI.

India Today TV said that the plane was heading for border areas. CNN-IBN said that the crash took place soon after the plane took off.

Further details are awaited.

(With inputs from PTI)

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