Yeti Airlines aircraft crashes at Pokhara in Nepal

| Updated: January 15, 2023 15:29:06

Yeti Airlines aircraft crashes in Nepal

An aircraft with 72 people on board crashed in Pokhara of Nepal's Kaski district on Sunday, a spokesman for Yeti Airlines said.

The ATR 72 aircraft of Yeti Airlines flew to Pokhara from Kathmandu, reports The Kathmandu Post.

A total of 68 passengers and four crew members were on board the aircraft that crashed between the old airport and the Pokhara International Airport, Sudarshan Bartaula, spokesperson of Yeti Airlines, told the Post.

Images and videos posted on social media platforms showed plumes of smoke billowing from the crash site.

The details are awaited. A rescue team has been deployed to the crash site on a helicopter.

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