A small air plane crashed near Faridabad, near outskirts of the Indain Capital, the local Television Channels reported on early Thursday morning.

The crashed plane was an air ambulance carrying a 22-year-old student who was in a critical condition and was being shifted to Delhi's Apollo Hospital.

The patient had recently gone into coma after suffering from jaundice for the past many weeks. His family members flew in early and were waiting for him to arrive in Delhi when they got this news. Along with the patient, there was a six-member team from Apollo Hospital on board the aircraft, and all of them were killed in the crash.

According to the Press trust of India, the aircraft had seven passengers on board and was just minutes away from landing when it slammed into a residential building in the city of Faridabad an Associated Press report said.