Nepal: Plane carrying 11 people crashes into mountains

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Kathmandu, Feb 26: Plane carrying 11 people has reportedly crashed into mountains, two days after a small plane carrying 23 onboard crashed.

According to initial reports, the small passenger plane Air Kasthamandap plane was bound to Jumla from Nepalgunj. The ill-fated aircraft was trying to make an emergency landing at a field, when it developed a technical snag.


As per a report published in Kathmandu Post, the single engine 9N-AJB aircraft that flew from Nepalgunj to Jumla at 12:16pm with 11 people including 2 crew members crash landed at Chilkhaya.

The plane was being flown by Captain Dinesh Neupane and co-pilot Santosh Rana, the report added.


Meanwhile, a joint team of Nepal Police and Army have reached the crash site.

On Thursday, Feb 25, all 23 victims of the Tara Air passenger plane crash were recovered. [All 23 bodies recovered from Nepal plane crash site]

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