PM condoles deaths in IAF plane crash

New Delhi, March 28: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday condoled the deaths in the crash of a newly acquired transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force.

“Prime Minister Manmohan Singh condoles the loss of life in the unfortunate accident of Indian Air Force C-130J,” said a comment in the official Twitter account of the Prime Minister’s Office.

Reports said the newly-acquired C-130J Super Hercules plane of the Indian Air Force crashed near Gwalior Friday and all five crew members were killed. The IAF, however, did not immediately confirm the casualties.

IANS