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A Moroccan passenger plane crashed in the mountains of Topkhana alongside the districts of Kuran-Munjan and Zibak of Badakhshan province. Russian authorities has said that a Russian registered plane with six people thought to be on board the plane had disappeared from radar scenes over Afghanistan, reports Reuters. 

The chartered plane was travelling from India to Moscow via Uzbekistan, Reuters reported quoting Russian civil aviation authorities. 

Earlier, the Afghanistan’s Tolo News had reported the chartered flight to be Indian. 

The Ministry of Civil Aviation later clarified that plane crash that has occurred in Afghanistan is neither an Indian Scheduled Aircraft nor a Non Scheduled (NSOP)/Charter aircraft. It is a Moroccan registered small aircraft. 

A later update posted by news agency ANI quoted a senior Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) official saying that the that crashed in the mountains of Topkhana alongside the districts of Kuran-Munjan and Zibak of Badakhshan province, was Moroccan registered DF 10 aircraft

A plane that crashed in the mountains of Topkhana alongside the districts of Kuran-Munjan and Zibak of Badakhshan province, was Moroccan registered DF 10 aircraft.

(This report had earlier mentioned that the plane was an Indian passenger aircraft)

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Published: 21 Jan 2024, 01:07 PM IST



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