Passenger Jet Crash Near Nepal Resort Kills 68

Passenger Jet Crashed Near Nepal Resort

  • A commercial passenger jet carrying 72 people crashed while landing Sunday at a new airport in the resort town of Pokhara, Nepal, killing dozens of people, officials said.
  • At least 32 people are confirmed dead and rescuers expect to find more bodies.
  • Sixty-eight passengers, including 15 foreign nationals, and four crew members were aboard the plane, which was operated by Nepal’s Yeti Airlines, according to Nepal’s Civil Aviation Authority.
  • Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said the plane flew from the capital of Kathmandu to Pokhara.
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