US-Bangla Flight Crash: Families of crash victims leave for Nepal
10:43 AM, March 13, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:13 PM, March 13, 2018

US-Bangla flight reaches Nepal with families of crash victims

A US-Bangla flight has reached Nepal with the families of the Bangladeshi crash victims from Dhaka.

Officials of the US-Bangla Airlines confirmed The Daily Star that the flight reached Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu around 10:35am (local time) one and half an hour after it departed Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka this morning.

READ MORE: 26 Bangladeshis killed

The family members were taken to the hospitals to visit the Bangladeshi victims, the sources said.

UNB reports, the flight is carrying 46 passengers – all relatives of those Bangladeshis killed and rescued following the crash of a US-Bangla Airlines flight at Nepal yesterday.

Among those confirmed dead are at least 26 Bangladeshis and 21 Nepalese students who were studying medical studies in Bangladesh.


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