HAL spokesperson M Anantha Krishnan just provided a phone-in to Headlines Today, where, in answer to three questions, said, "It is too premature, I cannot provide any details at this moment." And to think the Ecuadorian President uses a Dhruv for VIP transport. Nightmare scenario. Eyewitness accounts suggest a fire broke out in the tail area. A ten-member HAL team stationed in Quito has reached the spot and is in possession of the CVR/FDR. Stay tuned for a detailed report.