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Nepal: Bodies of 46 Pokhara plane crash victims arrive in Kathmandu for postmortem03:30

Nepal: Bodies of 46 Pokhara plane crash victims arrive in Kathmandu for postmortem

Nepal, Kathmandu
January 18, 2023 at 01:31 GMT +00:00 · Published

The bodies of 46 people killed in the Pokhara plane crash arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday, ahead of identification and postmortem.

Footage shows emergency vehicles, including mortuary vans and police cars driving to the facility at Tribhuvan International Airport, with police and security guards on site, as well as reporters covering the events. Body bags are seen in the back of two of the vehicles.

The Yeti airlines flight from Kathmandu crashed near Pokhara airport on Sunday, with 72 people reportedly on board.

According to the authorities, 53 passengers were Nepalese, with those from India, Russia, Korea, the UK, Australia, Argentina and France.

The cause of the tragedy remains unknown, although media reports state that investigators have recovered voice and flight data recorders.

Nepal: Bodies of 46 Pokhara plane crash victims arrive in Kathmandu for postmortem03:30
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The bodies of 46 people killed in the Pokhara plane crash arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday, ahead of identification and postmortem.

Footage shows emergency vehicles, including mortuary vans and police cars driving to the facility at Tribhuvan International Airport, with police and security guards on site, as well as reporters covering the events. Body bags are seen in the back of two of the vehicles.

The Yeti airlines flight from Kathmandu crashed near Pokhara airport on Sunday, with 72 people reportedly on board.

According to the authorities, 53 passengers were Nepalese, with those from India, Russia, Korea, the UK, Australia, Argentina and France.

The cause of the tragedy remains unknown, although media reports state that investigators have recovered voice and flight data recorders.