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At least four dozen fear dead when a US-Bangla Airlines crashed at TIA
  Kathmandu, Nepal      March 12 2018


Kathmandu, Nepal: About four dozen people feared dead when a US-Bangla Airlines crashed while landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the only international airport of Nepal, on Monday afternoon.

The plane with sign as Bombardier Dash Q-400 crashed at 2:18 pm local time. 

Even though the numbers of dead people are yet to confirm officially, Raj Kumar Chhetri, General Manager of the TIA, said that over 50 people are feared dead in the crash. 

Injured passengers are rushed in different hospitals near to the TIA. 

The exact reason of the accident is also yet too confirmed but eyewitnesses have said that the plane had crashed when it was trying to take short turn in runway. It is believed that technical complications would have occurred while landing the plane. 

In the 78 seater twin turbo prop aircraft, 71 persons including four crew members were on-board. It is said that among them 33 were Nepali nationals.