Nepal Flight Crash: Many people have lost their lives in a big plane crash in Nepal. According to the information, a passenger plane at Pokhara International Airport fell victim to an accident on the runway. Relief and rescue work is going on after the accident. According to the information, more than 35 bodies have been recovered. At present, operations at the airport have been stopped. It is being told that the aircraft met with an accident between the old airport and Pokhara International Airport.
According to media reports, a total of 68 passengers and four crew members were on board the Yeti Airlines aircraft. Many foreign nationals were also on board the plane.
Many plane crashes happened in Nepal before.
There have been many plane crashes in Nepal before, including domestic and foreign flights. Several serious aviation disasters have occurred in Nepal in the last few years. Hundreds of people have lost their lives in these accidents. According to a report, there have been more than 25 accidents in Nepal in the last 30 years. These include local flight accidents ranging from the US-Bangla plane crash to the recent Tara Air crash.
tara air plane crash
Last year i.e. in 2022, Tara Air jet went missing in the month of May. Later, the wreckage of the plane was found on a hill. The bodies of all the passengers aboard this plane were recovered. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, the wreckage of the plane was found in Sano Sware Bhir of Thasang area of Mustang. There were 16 Nepalese, three crew members, four Indians and two German nationals on board the flight. The exact reason for the accident could not be ascertained.
sita air plane crash
In the year 2012, the plane of Sita Air became the victim of an accident. Sita Air Flight 601 (ST601) was a Nepalese domestic passenger flight. It was operated by Sita Air from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu to Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla. On September 28, 2012, the flight crashed during an emergency landing in Kathmandu. All the 19 passengers on board were killed in this accident.
buddha air crash
Buddha Air Flight 103 became a victim of accident in the year 2011. This accident happened on 25 September 2011 in Lalitpur, Nepal. According to the information, this aircraft was trying to land at the nearby Kathmandu airport in bad weather. All 19 passengers and crew members of the aircraft were killed. According to the report, the aircraft was flying under visual flight rules (VFR) and it crashed at an altitude of 5,400 feet just two minutes before landing when it hit the clouds. In this, the mistake of the pilot was told.
agni air plane crash
Aircraft 101 of Agni Air was on a regional flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. This plane crashed on August 24, 2010. All 14 passengers and crew were killed in this accident. According to the information, 20 minutes after take off, the crew reported a technical problem. Soon the contact with the aircraft was lost. All the passengers including eight Nepali origin residents and six foreigners were killed in this accident.
yeti airlines plane crash
In the year 2008, a plane of Yeti Airlines was the victim of an accident. Yeti Airlines Airliner 103 was a domestic Nepali flight that crashed near Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla, eastern Nepal on October 8, 2008. 14 people had died in this accident.
There were 12 Germans and two Australian citizens on board the plane. Captain Surendra Kunwar of the aircraft was the only survivor. He was rescued from the wreckage soon after the accident and taken to Kathmandu for emergency care. This accident happened due to fog.
Royal Nepal Airlines plane crash
On July 27, 2000, a Royal Nepal Airlines plane crashed. De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter met with an accident en route from Bajang Airport to Dhangarhi Airport. The wreckage of the plane was found at Jogbudha in Dadeldhura district. The plane caught fire. All 25 people on board, including three crew members and 22 passengers, three of whom were young children, were killed in the accident.
Pakistan International Airlines plane
On September 28, 1992, Pakistan International Airlines Flight 268 crashed as it approached Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. A total of 167 people had lost their lives in this incident. Flight 268 was the deadliest crash in the history of Pakistan International Airlines as well as one of the worst plane crashes in Nepal. The flight took off from Jinnah International Airport in Karachi.
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