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US News 49 confirmed dead after plane crash in Nepal

07:50  13 march  2018
07:50  13 march  2018 Source:   pressassociation.com

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Smoke rises after a passenger plane travelling from Bangladesh crashed at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal , on Monday. At least 49 people are confirmed dead . Photograph: Bishnu Sapkota/AP.

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A passenger plane with 23 people on board that went missing in a mountainous region of western Nepal has crashed , local media reported Wednesday. Officials have announced that all of those on board, including two foreigners from China and Kuwait, were confirmed dead .

A plane crash at Kathmandu’s airport killed 49 people among the 71 on board, Nepal officials have said. Police spokesman Manoj Neupane said on Tuesday that 49 people were confirmed to have been killed and 22 injured.

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Nepalese rescuers work amid the debris after a passenger plane from Bangladesh crashed at the airport in Kathmandu (Niranjan Shreshta/AP): Nepal Plane Accident © Provided by The Press Association Nepal Plane Accident

The plane coming from Bangladesh swerved erratically and flew dangerously low before crashing and erupting in flames on Monday.

US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211 from Dhaka to Kathmandu was carrying 67 passengers and four crew members.

Police spokesman Manoj Neupane said on Tuesday that 49 people were confirmed to have been killed and 22 injured. They were being treated in several hospitals in Nepal’s capital.

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The government has ordered an investigation to find the cause of the crash.

A statement from the prime minister’s office said a six-member investigative team headed by a former government secretary will gather the facts to determine the cause and prevent future crashes.

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