Initial information is that the plane crashed in the Topkhana mountains of Afghanistan. The information of those on board has not been released. The DF10, a small plane registered in Morocco, crashed in the mountains of Badakhshan province. Rescuers returned to the crash site.
The plane crashed in Badakhshan province, which shares borders with China, Tajikistan and Pakistan. But the exact location of the crash is unknown, news agency AFP reported, citing a local official.
After the report came out that it was an Indian passenger plane that crashed, the Ministry of Aviation of India gave an explanation. The plane crash in Afghanistan is an unfortunate one. The accident was neither an Indian scheduled aircraft nor a non-scheduled (NSOP)-charter aircraft. The ministry said the crash was a small plane registered in Morocco.
Afghan police said they received a report that the plane had crashed. The Russian Aviation Ministry said the plane with six people on board disappeared from radar. There are also reports that a chartered ambulance plane traveling from India to Moscow via Uzbekistan has crashed.
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