Bodies of Nepal plane crash victims brought to Chennai

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Plane Crash
Chennai, Sep 28: Amid heart rending scenes, bodies of eight Tiruchirapalli-based builders killed in Sunday, Sep 25 Nepal plane crash were handed over to their relatives at Chennai airport on Sep 27 after being brought here from Delhi.

Sobbing relatives refused to reply queries from mediapersons and accompanied the bodies of their loved ones back to Tiruchirapalli by road.

The bodies were loaded in four ambulances after the flight landed at around 2300 hrs here.

Tiruchirapalli MP P Kumar, who accompanied some relatives to Kathmandu on the directive of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, went with the relatives back to Tiruchirapalli.

On Sep 26, one relative of each victim along with Kumar were taken to Kathmandu by Tamil Nadu government to identify the bodies.

The eight businessman were in Kathmandu on a leisure trip after attending a meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, Sep 24.

The crash took place when the Beechcraft plane of Buddha Air attempted to land in bad weather after an aerial viewing trip of Mt Everest.

PTI

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