Monday, March 27, 2023

Chances of survival in plane crash slim: Nepal police

Police in Nepal say there is little chance of any passengers surviving the plane crash in Pokhara. However, various search and rescue teams are still at the accident site.

Nepal Police spokesman told the media that there was little chance of anyone surviving. Rescue workers are searching for the missing passengers of the plane.

A Yeti Airlines plane with 72 passengers crashed in Pokhara on Sunday. So far 68 bodies have been recovered in this incident.

Search and rescue operations were called off last night due to dark conditions. But this morning it started again. Several hundred members of the police are deployed at the scene.

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The cause of the plane crash is still unclear. The Nepal government has formed an inquiry panel to investigate the cause of the accident. The panel is expected to report within 45 days.

According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, the Yeti Airlines flight left Kathmandu for Pokhara at 10:33 a.m. yesterday. The plane crashed between Pokhara’s local and new international airports shortly before 11 pm. There were 68 passengers and 4 crew members on board the aircraft.

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has announced a national day of mourning in Nepal today in the wake of the plane crash.

(Facts Source: Internet, Representational Image source: Wikipedia)

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