Nepalese plane crash: No survivors found at Tara plane crash site, corpse collection begins, media says

Kathmandu, May 30: No survivors have been found on a Tara Airlines plane crashed in the mountainous Mustang district of Nepal on Sunday, with 22 people on board, including four Indians, according to Nepalese media reports on Monday.

A turboprop twin otter 9N-AET aircraft owned by Tara Air went missing in the mountains of Nepal on Sunday morning, with three Nepalese crew members, four Indians and two Germans. , There were 13 Nepalese passengers. A Canadian plane flew from the city of Pokhara to Jomsom, a popular tourist destination in central Nepal.

The Nepalese Civil Aviation Authority said 14 bodies were found. However, the body was not identified, he said in a tweet. According to the Nepalese Army, the wreckage of the plane was found in the country’s Mustang district on Monday. Nepalese plane crash: Tara Air crashed in Mustang was not found. 14 aircraft were recovered.

The airline has published a list of passengers who have identified four Indians as Ashok Kumar Tripathy, his wife Vaibhavi Bandekar (Tripathy), and their children Dhanush and Ritika. The family was based in the city of Tane near Mumbai. “The search and rescue team has physically identified the site of the plane crash. Details will follow,” Nepalese Army spokesperson Brigadier General Narayan Silwar said on Twitter.

“Crash sites: Sanosware, Thasang-2, Mustang,” he tweeted with a photo of what appears to be the wreckage of an aircraft. Lieutenant Mangal Shrestha, a police inspector and guide, has already arrived at the scene, he said. “Other rescue workers from various agencies are trying to reach the scene using a small helicopter. All possible means of reaching the scene are being considered,” said BrigGen.Silwal.

Upon arriving at the crash site, Inda Singh was found with the plane completely damaged, the MyRepublica newspaper reported. Mr Shin said there was no fire on the aircraft. The aircraft may have had an accident after colliding with a nearby cliff.

According to Shin, the rescuers are in a nearby ditch and are facing problems collecting the remaining bodies. He said the guards did not arrive at the crash site because he did not believe the information provided by the local shepherd. Nepal: A Tara plane crashed, killing four Indians out of 22 passengers.

According to the Civil Aviation Authority, the plane took off from Pokhara at 9:55 am and lost contact with air traffic control at 10:07 am, about 12 minutes later.

The search and rescue team arrived at the crash site on Monday morning. Taraea spokesman Sudarshan Baltaura also confirmed that 14 bodies had been found.

“The bodies are scattered 100 meters in radius from the main collision point and are being collected by the search and rescue team,” Baltaura said, saying the plane crashed into the mountains and shattered. I blew the corpses all over the hill, “he said.

Photos posted on social media sites show that the tail of the aircraft and one wing remain intact.

The helicopter dropped three rescuers early in the morning: the Nepalese Army, the Nepalese police, and a high altitude rescue guide. Baltaura said the area is shuttleting rescue teams because it can only accommodate one chopper at the crash site. The search was interrupted on Sunday due to bad weather and lighting failures. Nepal, with eight of the world’s 14 tallest mountains, including Everest, has records of aviation accidents.

In 2016, an airplane of the same airline flying on the same route crashed after takeoff, killing all 23 people on board. In March 2018, a US-Bangla Airlines crash occurred at Tribhuvan International Airport, killing 51 people on board. In September 2012, a Sita Air flight crashed during an emergency landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, killing 19 people.

On May 14, 2012, a plane flying from Pokhara to Jomsom crashed near Jomsom Airport, killing 15 people. According to the airline website, Tara Air is the latest and largest airline service provider in the mountains of Nepal. It started its business in 2009 with the mission of supporting rural development in Nepal.

(This is an edited and auto-generated story from the Syndicated News Feed. LatestLY staff may not have changed or edited the content body)

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