Nepal crash victims bodies to be handed over to families

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Kathmandu, May 15: The bodies of 13 Indians who lost their lives in the air crash that took place at the Jomsom Airport in Mustang district of Nepal, on Monday will be handed over to their respective families today after the post-mortem.

According to the Agni Air staff, the bodies of the victims were airlifted to Kathmandu.

Thirteen Indians were among the 15 killed in the Nepal plane crash. The plane carrying 21 people onboard crashed into the mountainous northern region of Nepal at 9:45 AM (NPT).

Reports reveal that Pilot of the plane, PS Pathak and co-pilot SD Maharjan died on the spot.

Though the plane broke into pieces, it did not catch fire, said reports.

The bodies are now kept at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, said airlines sources.

Investigations reveal that the plane crash happened due to an engine failure.

Three Indians, including two children, who survived the crash, are undergoing treatment at the Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara. They are out of danger now and will be discharged in another 4-5 days, said an official.

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