All 10 people on board a BSF charter flight died after it crashed into the boundary wall of the airport in Dwarka, New Delhi, around 10 am on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the death of 10 BSF personnel who died in the plane crash earlier this morning, PTI reported.

The charter flight that crashed was on its way to Ranchi. The accident occurred at Bagdola village in Sector 8 Dwarka after it took off at 9.45 am, according to Hindustan Times.

BSF Charter crash
The BSF Charter flight carrying 10 people crashed in Delhi's Dwarka area on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015.KBK

The pilots informed air traffic control (ATC) about a technical snag, following which it was asked to return. However, the flight crashed mid-way. 

"Extremely sad to learn of the BSF plane crash near Delhi airport. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families," said Rahul Gandhi in an official statement.

Fifteen fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Civil Defence volunteers were also rushed in to assist the rescue teams at the accident site.

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh have reached the crash site.  

DG level talks between India & Bangladesh beginning today in Dhaka have been cancelled in the wake of crash, PTI quoted sources as saying. 

More details are awaited.