“The unfortunate plane crash that just took place in Afghanistan was not an Indian passenger plane, nor a non-scheduled (NSOP)/ chartered plane. It was a Moroccan registered small plane. Further details are awaited,” the Ministry of Civil Aviation clarified.
The plane crash is said to have occurred in a mountainous area in the Topkhana area between Kuran-Munjan and Jibak districts of Badakhshan. Afghanistan’s Tolo News reported that Zabiullah Amiri, head of Badakhshan’s Information and Culture Department, said that it was an Indian passenger plane. It was said to be a passenger flight from Delhi to Moscow.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has confirmed that it is not an Indian aircraft. A senior DGCA official said the plane that crashed in the Topakhana mountain range along Kuran-Manzan and Jibak districts of Badakhshan province was a Moroccan-registered DF-10 aircraft.
Russia suspects that his plane may be
A Russian-registered plane believed to be carrying six of its nationals has been missing from radar sight over Afghan airspace since Saturday night, Russian aviation officials said after Afghan police reported on the crash.
His plane was a chartered ambulance which was returning to Moscow from India via Uzbekistan. Russian authorities have stated that this is a Dassault Falcon 10 jet aircraft manufactured in France in 1978. But it is not confirmed whether it is the same plane.
The Badakhshan region where the accident took place shares borders with China, Tajikistan and Pakistan. The exact location of the accident is not yet known. Local authorities have sent teams to the crash site. Zabihullah Amiri said that after their search operation, the exact location where it crashed and details of possible casualties, survivors, etc. will be available.