Nepal plane crash kills 19
Sunday, September 25, 2011
The crash occurred shortly after contact with the aircraft was lost, which was around 0730today. Bimlesh Lal Karna, rescue section leader, informed : "All 19 people have died. The Buddha Air-103 was returning from a mountain flight when it crashed into Kotdada Hill".
According to police, an investigation of the cause of the crash has been started. A black box recorder was found at the scene in the hours after the accident. When the crash occurred, weather conditions in the region were poor, with fog and heavy rain.
The plane had been on of the country's 'mountain flights', which transport tourists over the Everest region, allowing them to observe various peaks from the airplane windows.
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