Dozens killed in Nepal’s worst airplane crash in 30 years

Afaf Fahchouch
Afaf Fahchouch
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The Nepalese authorities announced today, Sunday, that a plane with 72 people on board crashed into a river gorge in central Nepal.

67 people were killed in the plane crash, 36 bodies were found at the accident site, according to the Nepalese police.

The Nepal Civil Aviation Authority revealed that the foreign nationalities on board were five Indians, four Russians, two South Koreans, an Irish, an Australian, an Argentinian and a French citizen.

The Nepalese passenger plane with registration number “9N-ANC” (9N-ANC) left the capital city Kathmandu airport on a domestic flight to Bukhara airport before it disappeared from the radar at eight in the morning due to a sudden drop in altitude.

Afaf Al Fahchouch


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