Nepal plane crash: 71 bodies recovered so far, last passenger still missing, search operation continues


Now we have discovered yet one more physique within the Seti river, stated Guru Datta Dhakal, Assistant Chief District Officer of Kaski district. Because of which the entire variety of recovered our bodies has reached 71.

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The dying toll in Nepal has risen to 71 with the physique of yet one more Nepalese passenger recovered from the aircraft crash website, however the final lacking passenger is but to be confirmed. “We have found one more body in the Seti river,” Guru Datta Dhakal, assistant chief district officer of Kaski district, informed Xinhua information company. Because of which the entire variety of recovered our bodies has reached 71.

A Yeti Airways aircraft crashed close to the Seti River in Pokhara metropolis on Sunday, Xinhua information company reported. The aircraft was going from Kathmandu to Pokhara. A complete of 69 our bodies had been recovered until Monday night, through which 69 our bodies have been discovered within the Seti river and each the black bins of the crashed aircraft have been retrieved on Monday. The seventieth physique was recovered from the crash website within the early hours of Tuesday. The legs of the 72nd particular person have been recovered, nonetheless, we’re but to determine it, Dhakal stated.

There have been 53 Nepalese passengers and 15 overseas nationals together with 5 Indians and 4 crew members on this plane. All of the 5 Indians are stated to be from Uttar Pradesh and have been recognized as Abhishek Kushwaha, Vishal Sharma, Anil Kumar Rajbhar, Sonu Jaiswal and Sanjay Jaiswal.

In accordance with Nepal Civil Aviation, the primary plane in Nepal crashed in 1955. Since then, 104 aircraft accidents have occurred to date. 914 individuals have died in these accidents. The aircraft crash in Pokhara is the third largest aircraft crash in Nepal. Earlier in May 2022, Tara Plane crashed in Mustang. The wreckage of the plane was recovered 20 hours later.

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