Fact check: Are these videos related to missing Nepal plane?
New Delhi, May 29: A Nepalese private airlines plane carrying 22 people on board, including four Indians, went missing in the mountainous region of the Himalayan nation after it took off from the tourist city of Pokhara on Sunday morning, officials said.
The Twin Otter 9N-AET plane belonging to Tara Air, which took off at 10:15 am from Pokhara, lost contact with the tower 15 minutes after it flew, according to a spokesperson at the Tara Air, PTI reported.
There are four Indian nationals, two Germans and 13 Nepali passengers besides a three member Nepali crew, said Sudarshan Bartaula, spokesperson at the airlines.
Fake Videos in Circulation
On the other hand, there are some YouTube channels which have shared clips of videos claiming that those are related to the latest incident. However, people should not fall prey to those fake clips as the search operation is still on, as per Ram Kumar Dani, DSP of District Police Office.
He has told news agency ANI that a helicopter has been deployed to the area for the search operation.
So far, the concerned authorities have not given a statement about finding the missing plane.
Also, netizens have to note that no authentic news channel has carried the clipping of the incident, yet.
Video of missing 9N-AET plane belonging to Tara Air.
The clippings in the YouTube videos have not links to the latest incident.