Passenger plane of Bangladesh crashed at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. There were 71 people, including four crew members, 33 of which were Nepali citizens. According to the newspaper The Himalayan Times, 17 people have been rescued so far, while at least 50 people have died. At the same time, the injured have been taken to the hospital.
According to the information so far, the plane had 67 passengers, including 37 men, 27 women and two children. Apart from this, four members of the crew were also boarded the plane, there were 71 passengers on board. At the moment, the reason for the plane crash was not clear. According to initial information, while landing at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport, the aircraft lost their balance and became a victim of the accident.
In the photographs of the accident, the plane is burning in the fire. The plane of the crashing airline was Bangladesh’s US-Bangla. The injured have been dispatched to the hospital immediately and the rescue work is continuing on the accident site. After this accident, all the flights to Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport have been diverted to Lucknow and Kolkata.
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According to a Nepali army, at least 50 people have died in the plane crash.
According to Prem Nath Thakur, Tribhuvan International Airport officer, 25 people who were rescued in the plane crash were admitted to Kathmandu Medical College.
Nepal Civil Aviation Authority’s Director General Sanjeev Gautam said that the aircraft was allowed to land from the south side of the runway, but this aircraft landed from the north.
Sanjeev Gautam said that during the landing on the runway, the aircraft became uncontrollable and became a victim of the accident.
Co-pilot died in an air crash.