Nepal Plane Crash: Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed grief over the death of 68 people in an accident in Nepal on Sunday (January 15). According to the news agency Sputnik, he expressed condolences to his counterpart Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the plane crash in Pokhara.
President Putin said that Dear Madam President, Please accept my deepest condolences in a tragic plane accident that took place in your country. I express my sincere sympathy to the relatives and friends of those killed in this tragic accident.
Foreign Minister S Jaishankar expressed grief
After the accident in Nepal, India’s Foreign Minister S Jaishankar has expressed his condolences. He said that it was deeply saddened to hear about the plane crash in Pokhara, my condolences are with the families of the victims.
Deeply grieved on hearing about the air crash in Pokhara, Nepal. Our thoughts are with the affected families. https://t.co/ebXxx4rCbo
Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) January 15, 2023
At the same time, India’s Union Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia also expressed his condolences. He said that the loss of lives in a plane crash in Nepal is very unfortunate. He said that my condolences and prayers are with the bereaved families.
Maldivian Foreign Minister expressed grief
Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid said that the news of the plane crash in Pokhara, Nepal has caused deep shock. He said that I express my condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims on their loss.
When and how did the accident happen?
On Sunday (January 15), a plane flying from Kathmandu to Pokhara in Nepal crashed 10 seconds away from the airport while landing at Pokhara International Airport. There were a total of 4 crew members including a total of 68 passengers in this aircraft. Till the time of writing the news, the dead bodies of total 68 people have been removed.
Immediately after this accident, the Prime Minister of Nepal, Pushp Kamal Dahal Prachanda, announced a day’s national mourning, while leaders from all over the world expressed grief over the issue.