nti.media
Police gave NOC for Dussehra event, but no permission from civic authorities: Officials      |       JK: BJP sweeps JMC, makes advances in Kashmir in ULB polls      |       UP Government Issues Notification Renaming Allahabad To Prayagraj      |       BJP Leader Thrashes "Drunk" Cop At His Restaurant In UP, Arrested      |       Woman, 52, allowed inside Sabarimala temple after initial protests      |       'The Saudis still aren't coming clean': Doubt expressed on explanation of Khashoggi's death      |       India's richest brothers and how they grew US$41b apart      |       For Madhya Pradesh Polls, Congress Likely To Renominate 42 Legislators      |       Rs 2.35 lakh crore-worth works under Sagarmala in Maharashtra: Nitin Gadkari      |       Mob of 50 barges into Bengaluru apartment and thrashes residents for playing 'loud music'      |       Activist seeking justice for Kathua rape victim accused of rape by JNU student      |       Bodies Of 4 Siblings Found In Haryana Home; Police Recover 'Suicide Note'      |       Why 75000 Tribals Are Planning A Mass Protest Against 'Statue Of Unity'      |       After Friday fanfare, Yamuna resembles decaying waste field      |       India vs West Indies: Middle-order in focus as hosts begin preparation for World Cup      |       Six districts in Assam put on high alert following landslide in China      |       Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds talks with Sri Lankan counterpart to boost ties      |       Toll in Cyclone Titli Rises to 61, Naveen Patnaik Asks Officials to Work on War-Footing      |       DKS apology on Lingayat issue: Not our view, says Congress      |       Don't Intend To Restrict "Freedom Of Speech" In Universities: Prakash Javadekar      |      

World


Nepal Aircraft Crash: 2 Pilots Dead

Both the pilot and the co-pilot on board were killed. Preparations are underway to airlift their bodies to Kathmandu, said an airport official.


nepal-aircraft-crash-2-pilots-dead

Two pilots were killed after a cargo aircraft of the Makalu Airlines crashed in Nepal on Wednesday, authorities said.

The plane had gone missing early on Wednesday. The crash was discovered in Humla district nearly four hours later, Xinhua news agency reported.

Both the pilot and the co-pilot on board were killed. Preparations are underway to airlift their bodies to Kathmandu, said an airport official.

"We are yet to ascertain the cause of the crash. An investigation will be soon launched," he said.

The plane with the two crew members had taken off from Surkhet for Humla's Simikot at 6.12 a.m. 

It was scheduled to land at 6.55 a.m., but it lost contact just a few minutes before landing, according to the air traffic control.

Humla is one of the remotest districts in Karnali region. The district is accessible only by small 
aircrafts

Wednesday's crash comes nearly two months after a US-Bangla aircraft crashed in the Tribhuvan International Airport, killing 51 people and injuring over a dozen.

advertisement