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 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.
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.
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.
POKHARA, Dec 21: Pokhara International Airport will be officially operational from January 1. As a part of the preparation for the same, the private sector airlines, ATR-72 aircrafts belonging to Buddha Air and Yeti Airlines landed at Pokhara International Airport for the first time on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, April 17: The newly-constructed Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) is set to see the start of domestic flights to and from the airport on the new runway from April 21. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has started preparations to start operations of the airport under the directive of Minister for Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale Magar.
Although the international airport is ready for operation if we consider the development of physical infrastructures, the operation of the airport is still uncertain as some of the critical issues related to this are not yet resolved.