PM Narendra Modi's flight was on same route as MH17

Just an hour behind, PM Narendra Modi's flight was on same route as MH17!
It had been in the same flight corridor and these conditions were bound to put the flight of PM over the Ukraine Flight Information Region (FIR) about an hour later.

An aviation official said that pilot would have got to "decide whether to divert over Russia or the Black sea instead," and the area through which the flight was supposed to pass would have been same as MH-17.

"There was no danger to the PM's plane, but obviously the area that they would have flown over would have been the same. The pilot would have to decide whether to divert over Russia or the Black sea instead, "said the official.

"There was no danger to the PM's plane, but obviously the area that they would have flown over would have been the same. The pilot would have to decide whether to divert over Russia or the Black sea instead, "said the official.

The flight MH-17, which got crashed midway, had come down at Torez, near Shakhtersk. This place is around 40 km from the Russia border in Ukraine.
It has not been confirmed yet that the flight had any Indian passenger or not as the officials said that they have no information about it.
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