Nepal Plane Crash: 5 Indians among 72 passengers were onboard plane that crashed in Pokhara

On Sunday, an ATR-72 passenger plane carrying 72 people crashed near Pokhara airport in Nepal.

According to the airport authority, 53 Nepalis, 5 Indians, 4 Russians, 1 Irish, 2 Koreans, 1 Argentinian, and a French national were on board.

Yeti Airlines spokesperson Sudarshan Bartaula stated, “10 foreign nationals, including two infants, were on board.”

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Following the crash of a passenger plane near Pokhara Airport, the Nepal government has called an emergency cabinet meeting.

“A total of 68 passengers and four crew members were on board the Yeti airlines aircraft that crashed between the old airport and the Pokhara International Airport,” Sudarshan Bartaula, spokesperson of Yeti Airlines was quoted by The Kathmandu Post as saying