38 passengers killed in a plane crashed near Kathmandu airport.
Reports from the news agencies confirmed almost 38 passengers have been killed in an aircraft crash near Kathmandu. The official reports from the Kathmandu international airport said a Bangladeshi Passenger plane has been crashed near the runway while making the landing.
The plane consists of 67 passengers and 4 crew members on the board. the plane crash landed in a football field near the runway of the Kathmandu airport due to some unstableness and immediately caught on fire. Airport firefighters have reached the spot and doused the fire as soon as possible. later they pulled off 38 dead corpses of passengers from the plane.
Since now the rescue team had pulled out 20 injured passengers from the wreckage and they have been taken to the hospitals. The crash has been witnessed by some civilians in that area.
The Kathmandu Airport is the only international airport of Nepal. The firefighters and Army personals are involved in the rescue operations. The airport authorities have diverted all other planes after the crash, reports from the officials of the airport confirmed.