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BSF Plane Crash: Pilot noticed technical snag but was told to go ahead with flight

The pilot of the Border Security Force (BSF) plane that crashed near the Delhi airport this morning noted a technical snag soon after he started the engine. But he was reportedly told to go ahead with his flight by the BSF ground crew. Sources said aircraft had been over hauled six months ago and it had 30 hours of flying time left before it was to go for routine servicing. Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL. The channel, which has a huge following in India and abroad, has won several prestigious national and international awards.

Dec 22, 2015, 21:18 PM IST