New Delhi,December 23: Director General of the Border Security Forces(BSF),DK pathak said on Wednesday that the Super King Ranchi-bound aircraft which crashed yesterday had no sign of any technical or mechanical failure and was fit to be airworthy. The families of the dead military personnel had words of support and sympathy from the Home Minister.
All 10 passengers including three BSF officers on board the Ranchi-bound aircraft which crashed on Tuesday morning have died in the accident. The Super King aircraft crashed in Dwarka area in New Delhi on Tuesday. The Ranchi-bound plane was reportedly carrying 10 to 12 personnel when the accident happened.(ALSO READ : Delhi plane crash: 3 BSF officers, seven others killed in Super King aircraft crash).
“There was no problem with the aircraft, it was completely air-worthy,” Pathak told ANI. Even until two days back the aircraft returned after a good duty DK Pathak, further added.
Four member committee, headed by a senior Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau was constituted to officially probe the BSF plane crash. The Committee of Inquiry to carry out the investigation into the causes of the accident is being constituted, an official release said.
Officials also said that the crash in Dwarka has largely affected this very small unit, which has about 200 personnel,30 flying machines, including helicopters and fixed wing aircrafts.
In a grief torn ceremony today attended by the Home Minister Rajnath Singh accompanied by the Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and several others at the Safdurjung airport.The BSF personnel were honored and paid there last respects by laying wreaths on their mortal remains.