A us bangla airlines plane crashes upon landing in kathmandu
Aircraft twin-engine turboprop was carrying 67 passengers and four crew members from the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Kathmandu, according to airport spokesman, Prem Nath Thakur. Thirty-three of the passengers were Nepalese nationals. The airport has remained closed for several hours. In principle, the authorities had not informed about fatalities. However, of the 30 passengers who had been rescued and taken to hospital, seven died in hospital that were taken after the crash; According to the spokesman of the Nepal police, Manoj Neupane confirmed. Meanwhile, firefighters tried to rescue the rest of the occupants of the damaged aircraft. Video Kantiput TVLas airport authorities said that the fire on the plane had been checked and that the rescue efforts are continuing. The director general of the Nepal, Sanjiv Gautam, Civil Aviation Authority said that “allowed the aircraft to be landed from the South side of the track, flying over Koteshwor, but it landed from the north side”. After pointing out that the aircraft could have been affected by technical failures, added: “We have not figured out the reason for the unusual landing yet”. The plane, with a capacity of 76 seats, took off at 12:30 pm from Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal international airport with 71 passengers, 67 passengers and four crew members, said the general manager of marketing of Kamgui Islam. Contacted by telephone, the Mamun Abdullah, managing director of US-Bangla Airlines, told The Daily Star around 3:20 p.m. that were trying to contact with the control tower of aunt to find out what exactly happened to the ship and informed of immediate. A plane crashes upon landing in Kathmandu (photo: Collected). The plane left the runway during landing and crashed into a field of soccer near TIA, said The Kathmandu Post quoting the spokesman of the aunt, Prem Nath Thakur. The S2-AGU call sign aircraft took off from Dhaka and landed on aunt at 2:20 pm. After the crash, the plane caught fire. Aunt rescue team and the Nepal Army staff have devoted to the rescue operation. The plane caught fire after crashing generating a large column of smoke. The images from the airport broadcast by local media show the wreckage of the plane burned down between a lot of dough, while rescue services working in the area. A US-Bangla Airlines plane crashes upon landing in Kathmandu (photo: Photo: Twitter / @Daily_Express). US-Bangla Airlines is a private airline based in Dhaka, and operational base at the Shahjalal international airport, the master of the country, located 20 km to the North of the capital of Bangladesh. It is a subsidiary of US-Bangla Group, a venture capital company, shared between the United States and Bangladesh. It began to operate domestic flights in July 2014 and soon after, that same year, its first international routes. In the last decade there have been several accidents of aircraft or aircraft’s small size in Nepal with dozens of dead, many of them tourists who were visiting the mountainous country nestled in the Himalayan mountains; According to the news agency Efe. A US-Bangla Airlines plane crashes upon landing in Kathmandu (photo: Â© Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters)..