Rajnath to pay homage to BSF plane crash victims today

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will on Wednesday pay homage to the Border Security Force (BSF) plane crash victims who died yesterday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had yesterday expressed grief and distress at the loss of lives in the plane crash in the national capital.

“Pained by the loss of lives in the BSF plane crash in Delhi. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased,” Prime Minister Modi said in a tweet.

All the ten passengers onboard were killed after a Ranchi-bound BSF Superking aircraft crashed at Bagdola village in Sector 8, Dwarka here on Tuesday morning.

BSF Director General Devendra Kumar Pathak had also said ministry of civil aviation and the BSF are conducting enquiries to know the reason of the plane crash in the national capital adding that the BSF family members will get Rs 20 lakhs from BSF’s internal insurance fund in addition to what the government announces. (ANI)