Anju Khatiwada, the co-pilot aboard the fateful Yeti Airlines -- ATR-72 -- which crashed in Nepal's Pokhara with 72 people, was seconds away from achieving her goal of becoming a captain.
Kalpana Sunar had come to Pokhara from Dulegaunda in Tanahun to celebrate Maghe Sankranti three days ago. She was washing clothes in the front yard of her house when she saw an aeroplane falling from the sky and coming in her direction.
Nepal suffered its worst air crash in three decades today when a domestic flight crashed in Pokhara killing 68 people.
No Bangladeshi passengers were onboard the plane of Yeti Airlines that crashed in Pokhara in Nepal with 72 people. .Bikram Gautam, head of Pokhara Regional International Airport, confirmed it to The Daly Star this afternoon.
At least 68 people were killed on Sunday when a domestic flight crashed in Pokhara in Nepal, the country's Civil Aviation Authority said, in the worst air crash in three decades in the small Himalayan nation.
The bodies of all 22 people, including 19 passengers and three crew members, who were on board a plane that crashed into a Himalayan mountainside in Nepal two days ago have been recovered, an official said on Tuesday.
A Nepalese plane of Tara Air, carrying 22 passengers, crashed in the northwest region of the country yesterday. The Twin Otter aircraft had slammed into a mountain – breaking into pieces. No sign of survivors has yet been reported by the rescuers.
Nepal authorities on Monday recovered or located the bodies of all but one of 22 people who were on board a plane that crashed into a Himalayan mountainside on Sunday, officials said, and the government has formed a panel to investigate the incident.