Nepal Plane With 22 Passengers, Including 4 Indians Found In Mustang

29 May, 2022 11:37 IST|Sakshi Post
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The Tara Air's 9 NAET twin-engine aircraft, which went missing in the mountainous district of Mustang in Nepal on Sunday morning, was found at Kowang village of the district, Nepal airport officials said. According to the information given by the locals to the Nepal Army, the plane crashed at the mouth of the Lamche river under the landslide of Manapathi Himal.

There is no word on survivors, and the fate of the 22 people on board, including four Indians, remains unknown as the search and rescue operations were  called off due to the snowfall and bad weather

A plane with 22 people on board, including four Indians, lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday. As per reports in the Kathmandu Post, a Twin Otter plane belonging to Tara Air flying from Pokhara to Jomsom Airport was missing since Sunday morning.
The plane was said to be carrying 22 passengers from Pokhara and had lost contact at 9:55 in the morning which was made in Lete Pass, according to sources at the Tribhuvan International Airport.

There are unconfirmed reports about loud noise in the Ghasa area of Jomsom.

A helicopter has been dispatched to the areas where the last contact was made, according to the air traffic controller of Jomsom Airport.

The plane was carrying 13 Nepalis, four Indians, two Germans and three crew members.

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