At least 50 Dead In Plane Crash at Kathmandu

Mon Mar 12 2018 18:22:56 GMT+0530 (IST)

Over 50 people are feared dead in the deadly plane crash which happened in Nepal capital Kathmandu on Monday.

US-Bangla Airlines Aircraft hit the Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport airport fence and engulfed in flames within no time.  About 71 People including 67 passengers and four crew members were in the ill-fated plane. Officials confirmed recovering 50 dead bodies so far. Most of them were charred and unrecognizable. Army Personnel and Rescue Teams had put off the flames.

The 17-Year-Old Aircraft descended to an airport altitude of 4,400 feet and later ascended up to 6,600 feet before the crash.

US-Bangla Airlines is a joint venture of US Bangladesh Company, US-Bangla Group. It began it's operation in July 2014. Boeing and Bombardier Inc aircrafts are operated by it.