Afghanistan crash: A passenger plane crashed Sunday in Afghanistans remote Badakhshan province bordering China, Tajikistan, and Pakistan, according to provincial officials.There were six people onboard that plane. The plane was a French-made Dassault Falcon 10 jet. The plane was a charter flight traveling from India via Uzbekistan to Moscow.Russian Aviation Authorities say a Russian-registered plane with six people thought to be on board disappeared from radar screens over Afghanistan on Saturday evening. The plane was a French-made Dassault Falcon 10 jet. The plane was a charter flight travelling from India via…— ANI (@ANI) January 21, 2024Passenger plane crashes in AfghanistanThe exact location and status of the aircraft remain unknown. Teams have been dispatched to the mountainous region to locate the crash site, said Zabihullah Amiri, head of Badakhshans information department.Residents alerted authorities about the accident Sunday morning. But difficult terrain has impeded access to the area where the plane went down.Afghan media initially reported the downed plane was an Indian passenger jet. But Indias aviation ministry quickly denied the claim, clarifying the aircraft was neither a scheduled flight nor a private charter from India.Not an Indian flight: Aviation MinistryIssuing a clarification on the report, the Ministry of Civil Aviation wrote on X, The unfortunate plane crash that has just occurred in Afghanistan is neither an Indian Scheduled Aircraft nor a Non-Scheduled (NSOP)/Charter aircraft. It is a Moroccan-registered small aircraft. More details are awaited.The unfortunate plane crash that has just occurred in Afghanistan is neither an Indian Scheduled Aircraft nor a Non-Scheduled (NSOP)/Charter aircraft. It is a Moroccan-registered small aircraft. More details are awaited: Ministry of Civil Aviation pic.twitter.com/tjY3GA8NEW— ANI (@ANI) January 21, 2024Details remain scarce about the origin of the crashed plane pending retrieval of its wreckage. It was said to be a small Moroccan-registered aircraft with an unknown number of passengers and crew. Recovery efforts continue in the isolated region.The crashed aircraft is a DF-10 (Dassault Falcon) small aircraft registered in Morocco. It is not an aircraft of Indian carriers. The aircraft was an air ambulance and was flying from Thailand to Moscow and did refuelling at Gaya Airport: Ministry of Civil Aviation pic.twitter.com/hGAwXBI5mb— ANI (@ANI) January 21, 2024About Afghanistans BadakhshanBadakhshan is bisected by the mighty Hindu Kush range, home to Afghanistans tallest peak. Flight accidents are not uncommon in Afghanistans rugged northern provinces given the lack of infrastructure.