New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday paid tribute to Border Security Force (BSF) plane crash victims at the Safdarjung Airport.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung also paid tribute to the victims.
The BSF had on Tuesday announced Rs. 20 lakhs to the BSF family members from BSF's internal insurance fund in addition to what the government will announce.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier 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.