Nepal: Bangladesh Plane Crashes, At Least 40 Dead

March 12, 2018 Author: Nirmitsinh

A passenger plane of Bangladesh has crashed at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital. Nepal Police has informed about the death of 40 passengers in this accident. According to the local newspaper Kathmandu Post, the 78-seat aircraft, which was crashed on the runway by accident. There were 71 people, including four crew members of the plan.

Nepal Police has got 31 bodies from the accident site, while nine people have been died in different hospitals. However, the number of dead by the News Agency ANI is 38. According to it, 23 people are injured, while 10 people are yet to be found. Earlier, the joint secretary of the Ministry of Tourism, Suresh Acharya, had informed about admitting of 25 people in different hospitals.

On the other hand, the Director General of Civil Aviation Authority Sanjeev Gautam said that the aircraft had gone uncontrolled during landing. He further said, "The aircraft was instructed to land from the southern part of the runway, but he tried to get off on the northern side. The reason for this was not known immediately by the crew. "The movement of aircraft on Tribhuvan International Airport has been stopped after this plane crash.