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Posted February 14, 2014 by Vlogger-1 in Tech
 
 

In rugged Nepal, search goes on for missing airplane


The seek for an plane carrying 18 individuals, which has been lacking within the mountains of western Nepal since Sunday afternoon, continued Monday morning, authorities mentioned.
The 40-year-old Canadian-made Twin Otter plane in query belongs to state-owned Nepal Airlines.
It was flying from the vacationer city of Pokhara, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) west of Kathmandu, en path to Jumla, a distant city about 600 kilometers (373 miels) northeast of Kathmandu.
“It was supposed to land at 1:45 p.m., but it did not arrive,” mentioned Bimlesh Karna on the rescue coordination heart at Tribhuvan International Airport.
The flight normally takes an hour.
The airplane was flying in inclement climate because it had been raining and snowing throughout the nation for the previous few days.
Among the 18 on board are three crew members and a Danish nationwide. Of the 17 Nepalese, one is a toddler, Karna mentioned.
Mingma Lama, senior superintendent of police, is heading a 150-member police search crew. He mentioned locals have reported that items of the plane have been discovered.
Bam Bahadur Bhandari, regional police chief in Pokhara, additionally mentioned locals had seen wreckage. He mentioned a search helicopter had additionally noticed the wreckage however couldn’t discover a place to land.
The disappearance of the airplane has once more raised concern over Nepal’s air security document. There had been two deadly air crashes every year from 2010 to 2012 on this Himalayan nation.


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