Thursday, December 17, 2009
PM AIRCRAFT AND THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY
PM TO TRAVEL BY A STAND BY AIRCRAFT
AFTER SPG CREATED A FLUTTER ABOUT
DENT IN THE ENGINE
By delhi bureau
Stand by aircraft kept for the Prime Minister
was now being used for Dr Manmohan Singh to travel
The cargo tanker rubbed the PM's aircraft which
created a dent on the body of the aircraft.
Director SPG and Secretary Security both officers
who were already in the technical area of Palam airport
discussed and arrived at a decision to delay the flight by
In a ten minutes time, the SPG seniors reached
the venue and taken a decision to delay the departure
by four hours.
SPG men deducted the technical snag
as a cargo van carrying luggage of PM hit
the body of the engine. When the huge sound
was heard the SPG pressed the alarm button.
Sooner the Control Room of SPG was alerted to
convey to PM and his family to delay the departure.
Next moment the SPG created a flutter to bring
senior technical persons. when this failed
SPG wanted another special aircraft which was
kept as stand by to be put on use. The usual security drill
were done, putting on the engine etc.