Surabhi Gupta, one of the five killed in the Mumbai plane crash on Thursday, had told her father over phone that she was going to fly in a “sick aircraft”, her father revealed. “How was permission given to fly a sick aircraft and who gave this permission,” he asked. The 12-seater aircraft, which crashed in Ghatkopar, was on test flight.
Surabhi had spoken to her father over phone in the morning on Thursday and described the condition of the aircraft as bad.
“It was yesterday morning that we spoke over phone. We had a routine conversation before she told me that the aircraft she was going to fly in later in the day was sick. She said the aircraft was in a bad condition..,” Surabhi’s father S P Gupta told reporters at his residence in Sonepat on Friday.
The grieving father wondered who gave the permission to fly a “sick aircraft”.
“How was permission given to fly a sick aircraft and who gave this permission,” he asked.