A Russian military transport plane crashed Wednesday in a border region near Ukraine, and Moscow accused Kyiv of shooting it down, saying all 74 people aboard were killed, including 65 Ukrainian prisoners of war headed for a swap. Russia offered no evidence and Ukraine didn’t immediately confirm or deny it.

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin, who led a brief armed rebellion against the Russian military earlier this year, was presumed dead Wednesday after a plane crash north of Moscow that killed all 10 people on board.

BOGOTA, June 10: Four children, who survived a plane crash and were found alive after 40 days in the Colombian jungle, were flown back to the capital Bogota early Saturday, AFP reported.

VENICE, Fla., April 7: The bodies of two men and two women have been recovered following a small plane crash just off Florida's Gulf Coast, police said Thursday.The plane had just taken off from Venice Airport when it crashed into the Gulf of Mexico west of the city’s fishing pier just after 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Venice police said in a news conference.Several people on the pier saw the plane crash and called 911, Venice police Capt. Andy Leisenring said. In addition video footage from the airport and the pier will be reviewed and turned over to the National Transportation Safety Board, which is conducting an investigation, he said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Analysis and study of the data recorder and cockpit voice recorder of the ATR-72 Yeti Airlines aircraft that crashed in Pokhara have been completed, according to the Aircraft Accident Investigation Commission.

POKHARA, Jan 26: Buddha Air had been running 12 flights per day between Pokhara and Kathmandu up until two weeks ago. The flight occupancy rate on all of those flights was 70 to 80 percent. The seats were almost completely full on holidays. The issue was the same on Yeti Airlines' aircraft. Yeti was operating up to six flights each day on the Pokhara-Kathmandu route. Besides the two companies, Shree Airlines and Guna Air were also operating flights to and from Pokhara.

POKHARA, Jan 20: The recent plane crash of Yeti Airlines in Pokhara, which resulted in a large number of deaths, has had a significant impact not only on the loss of human life but also on the tourism industry. As many as 72 people, including 15 foreign tourists, died in the crash. As a result of the incident, local businesses have reported a decrease in the number of foreign and domestic tourists visiting Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Chief whip of the Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party, Ramesh Lekhak has said that the government cannot be apathetic toward the House of Representatives, absolute toward the victims' families and deviate from its duty toward the people.

POKHARA, Jan 19: An expert team has arrived from France to study the plane crash of Yeti Airlines that happened on Sunday in Pokhara. A team of forensic experts has already reached the incident site in Pokhara on Wednesday. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has said that a representative had come from the ATR aircraft manufacturing company.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 19: Determined to pursue the dream of her husband, who died in a plane crash in 2006, Anju Khatiwada took up aviation by giving up her nursing career.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: On January 15, the bodies of 48 people who died in the accident of Yeti Airlines aircraft in Pokhara have been brought to Kathmandu for postmortem.

KASKI, Jan 18: A half life-size statue of pilot of the Yeti Airlines ATR-72 aircraft Kamal KC, who died in the fatal air crash in Pokhara on January 15, being built in Pokhara.

POKHARA, Jan 17: On Sunday, an ATR72-500 series plane of Yeti Airlines with call sign 9N ANC crashed in Pokhara killing 72 passengers. The cause of the accident has not yet been identified. There are lots of speculations about the cause of the accident. The government has formed an investigation committee to study the incident. The process of identifying the dead bodies of the crash victims and handing them over to their relatives is currently underway.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The search for the last missing person in Sunday’s plane crash continues after rescuers on Tuesday pulled out one more body from the Seti River gorge where an ATR 72 aircraft of Yeti Airlines carrying 72 people had plunged in an attempt to land in the nearby Pokhara Airport.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Chinese President Xi Jinping sent his condolences to his Nepali counterpart over Yeti Airlines plane crash in Pokhara on Sunday.

POKHARA, Jan 17: Efforts are underway to send some of the dead bodies of plane crash to Kathmandu. The dead bodies from Pokhara and vicinity which are identified were however being handed over to the concerned sides since Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: All the 72 people on board the Yeti Airlines’ 9N-ANC ATR-72 aircraft that crashed into the Seti River gorge near Pokhara Airport on Sunday morning are feared dead even though the search and rescue efforts are underway to find two missing persons in the deep ravine.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Government authorities have decided to send the unidentified bodies of those who were killed in the plane crash of Yeti Airlines to Kathmandu for DNA testing. A helicopter has arrived in Pokhara from Kathmandu to take the dead bodies.

POKHARA, Jan 16: One more body of Yeti Air plane crash victim has been recovered.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The post-mortem of the people who died in the plane crash of Yeti Airlines in Seti Gorge in Pokhara on Sunday has started.

POKHARA, Jan 16: The post-mortem of the bodies of the people who died in the Yeti Airlines plane crash on Sunday has not yet started.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The 'black box' of the Yeti Airlines plane that crashed in Pokhara on Sunday has been found. Spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, Jagannath Niraula informed Republica that the "black box" was found this morning.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The identity of the 26 Yeti Airline plane crash victims has been revealed.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The international community has conveyed grief over the tragic plane crash involving Yeti Airlines aircraft that claimed the life of at least 68 people in Pokhara on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The bodies of people, who died in the air crash involving a Yeti Airlines aircraft in Pokhara on Sunday, will be handed over to their respective family members today.

Air crash history of Nepal

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KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Air disaster has become a recurring problem in Nepal Poor and unpredictable weather coupled with human errors and technical faults are leading causes of air disaster in Nepal along with poor aviation safety measures.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Nepal on Sunday witnessed the biggest ever disaster in aviation history of its domestic flights segment when a Yeti Airlines plane with 72 people on board crashed into the Seti River gorge near Pokhara Airport while making a final approach for landing.

Sunday marked yet another black day in Nepal's aviation history. As most people across the country were enjoying a public holiday celebrating Makar Sankranti in the morning, there came a tragic news that an ATR-72 aircraft belonging to Yeti Airline on its way to Pokhara from Kathmandu crashed seconds before landing at Pokhara Regional International Airport.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Airport authorities have set up a call center at the Tribhuvan International Airport to provide information about the Yeti Airlines plane crash that occurred in Pokhara this morning.

POKHARA, Jan 15: After an airplane crash in Pokhara on Sunday morning, as many as 39 bodies have been taken to the Western Regional Hospital so far.

KATHMANDU, A crane is being used for search and rescue at the plane crash site of Yeti Air in Pokhara.

Biggest ever domestic flight crash

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KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The plane crash of Yeti Airlines that happened today in Pokhara has been found to be the biggest crash in Nepal's domestic flights so far.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Deepak Regmi, administrative officer of District Administration Office Kaski, said that the bodies of the passengers who died in the plane crash that happened this morning in the gorge of Seti River in Pokhara were brought to Gandaki Hospital.

My name is Arun Tamu. I was at home on Sunday morning. The site where the plane crashed  is not far from my house. Suddenly we heard a loud sound. After that, when we rushed to the scene, we were the only people from the village. It took some time for the police to come but we started the rescue effort.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The passengers who were aboard the ill-fated aircraft that crashed in Pokhara earlier today have been identified. A total of 68 passengers including 15 foreign nationals and four crew members were on board the aircraft when it crashed.

Jan 15: Mountainous Nepal, where at least 40 people were killed on Sunday when a plane crashed in the tourist town of Pokhara, has a history of deadly air crashes.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: A plane of Yeti Airlines (N-ANC ATR-72 aircraft) flying from Kathmandu to Pokhara met with an accident in the gorge of the Pokhara Seti River at 11 AM on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Prime Minister Pupsha Kamal Dahal and Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane have reached the Tribhuvan International Airport to get details about the plane crash of Yeti Airlines in Pokhara.

POKHARAM Jan 15: A Yeti Airlines flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara has crashed. The plane flying from Kathmandu to Pokhara crashed near the old airport during landing.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has called an emergency meeting of the cabinet to express his grief over the tragic accident of Yeti Airlines ANC ATR 72, which was flying from Kathmandu to Pokhara with passengers onboard.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Yeti Airlines ATR 72 plane has crashed in Pokhara. Eight dead bodies have been found from the accident site.

Yeti Airlines plane crashes in Pokhara

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KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Yeti Airlines ATR 72 plane has crashed in Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, May 31: All the bodies of 22 people who were aboard the ill-fated Tara Air plane that crashed in Sanusare, Thasang Rural Municipality-2 of Mustang on Sunday have been recovered. A total of 10 bodies were brought to Kathmandu on Monday evening from Pokhara by the Nepal Army.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Mortal remains of 10 persons who died in Tara Air plane crash in Thasang Rural Municipality-2 in Mustang district have been brought to Kathmandu on Monday evening.

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.

MOSCOW, July 6: There are no survivors after a plane carrying 28 people crashed in the far east of Russia on Tuesday, Russian news agencies cited rescue officials as saying.

MANILA, July 5: All 96 passengers of the Philippine Air Force plane that crashed on Sunday killing 47 people have been accounted for, military chief Cirilito Sobejana said on Monday.

JAKARTA, Jan 10: Indonesian authorities on Sunday located the black boxes of the Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea soon after taking off from the capital Jakarta, as human body parts and pieces of the plane were retrieved.

JAKARTA, Jan 9: A Sriwijaya Air plane thought to have 62 people on board lost contact after taking off from Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on Saturday and rescuers said suspected debris had been found in the sea off the city.

JAKARTA, Jan 9: A Sriwijaya Air plane with more than 50 people on board lost contact after taking off from Indonesian capital Jakarta on Saturday en route to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province, local media reported.