President Bhandari condoles casualties in Tara Air crash

Published On: May 30, 2022 03:37 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended heartfelt tributes to all those killed in the Tara Air’s Twin Otter plane crash in Mustang. 

In a tweet today, the Head-of-the-State has drawn the attention of the bodies concerned towards institutional and technical enhancements to ensure air safety.   

The plane with call sign 9N-AET-DHC-6 had gone missing on Sunday morning while on its way to Jomsom from Pokhara and its wreckage were found Monday morning at Sansure Cliff of Thasang Rural Municipality-2 in Mustang.   

So far, mortal remains of 16 have been  recovered and the remaining others are feared dead. A total of 22 people including two Germans and three crew members were on board the plane. 

The plane had left Pokhara for Jomsom at 9:55AM and had it last established contact with the air traffic controller at 10:07AM


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