Nepal: Passenger plane crash – Events at INTERIA.PL

In Nepal, a passenger plane of Nepalese airline Eti Airlines crashed near the airport in the western city of Pokhara on Sunday. 72 people on the boat AFP reported on Sunday, citing airline information.

According to Nepali Public Television, some bodies of the passengers have already been found at the scene of the tragedy. A spokesman for Eti Airways said Sudarsan Parthaula There were 68 passengers and four crew members on board.

Initially, Reuters reported a statement from a Nepalese army spokesman who said at least 16 people had been killed. The government has set up a crisis committee. Later, the Nepal Civil Aviation Authority issued information from the wreckage 40 bodies were exhumed.

A twin-engined aircraft ATR 72 He was on his way to Kathmandu, the capital of the country. Rescue work is still going on. Footage from the scene and from the moment the plane crashed went online.

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