According to BBC news “A plane carrying 71 passengers and crew has crashed on landing at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport, killing at least 40 people. At least 22 survived.”
CNN Reports – Flight BS 211, which belongs to US-Bangla Airlines, a privately owned Bangladeshi carrier, was flying from Dhaka, Bangladesh, police spokesperson Manoj Neupane said.
NBC News reports that
The twin propeller plane, a Bombardier Dash 8, was carrying 67 passengers including 32 passengers from Bangladesh, 33 from Nepal and one each from China and the Maldives.
Posted by Suraj Kunwar on Monday, March 12, 2018
Kathmandu Post reports PM Oli, who went to the crash site at TIA to take stock of the situation, said the government will make necessary arrangement for the rescue and other related tasks.
Last minute Conversation between the Airport Traffic Controllers and the Pilots of US-Bangla Airlines BS 211
Clouds of smoke are seen rising from the scene of a passenger plane crash at Kathmandu airport in Nepal. The plane appeared to have caught fire just before it landed and skidded to a stop in a field beside the runway, an airport official said. https://t.co/Zh6Rp2YTym pic.twitter.com/m5GP86ABts
— ABC News (@ABC) March 12, 2018
VÍDEO | Trágico accidente de avión en #Nepal. Al menos 50 personas han muerto al estrellarse un aparato de una aerolínea de Bangladesh con 67 pasajeros a bordo más cuatro tripulantes.
El avión se ha salido de la pista cuando se disponía a aterrizar en el aeropuerto de Katmandú pic.twitter.com/9LN8Rm3UWp
— Noticias CMM (@CMM_noticias) March 12, 2018