Plane crash in India blamed for the deaths of 10 people

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NEW DELHI (AP) _ An official says all 10 people aboard a small paramilitary plane that crashed outside New Delhi’s main airport have been killed.

Junior Aviation Minister Mahesh Sharma also says an investigation is underway to determine how the plane, belonging to India’s Border Security Force, crashed after taking off early Tuesday.

The Super King aircraft crashed into the boundary wall at the airport before landing in a small body of water, according to A.K. Sharma, the head of Delhi Fire Services.

The plane was heading from New Delhi to the eastern city of Ranchi. It was carrying eight engineers and two pilots.

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