Saturday, March 17, 2018

US-Bangla plane crash: Death toll climbs to 51

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 100 hours ago

Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS) quoting the Home Ministry has reported that 22 Nepalis, 28 Bangladeshis and a Chinese passenger have lost their lives in the accident —the third deadliest aviation accident involving an international carrier in Nepal.

There were 71 passengers and crew on board the ill-fated aircraft when the incident occurred.

Forty-nine people were confirmed dead on Monday when the plane crashed owing to “abnormal” landing at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). The 78-seater US-Bangla Airlines Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 aircraft crashed at 2:18pm.The Kathmandupost.



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