Nepal plane crashes with 72 onboard in Pokhara, death toll reaches 16

An ATR 72 aircraft belonging to Yeti Airlines carrying 72 people, including four crew members, crashed in Nepal’s Pokhara at 11 am on Sunday. News agency Reuters quoted a Nepal Army spokesperson as saying that at least 16 people have died in the crash.

Nepal Plane Crash
Nepal Plane Crash Site Picture

According to preliminary reports, the aircraft, with 68 passengers onboard, crashed about 20 minutes after it took off from Kathmandu for Pokhara, a few kilometers away from the destination.

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