The Bangladeshi airline and airport authorities in Kathmandu have blamed each other for the tragedy, after it emerged that there was confusion over landing instructions.
In a recording posted by air traffic monitoring website liveatc.net, the pilot asked for permission to land from the north, which an air traffic controller granted. Less than a minute later, the pilot said he was ready to land from the south.
A day after a US-Bangla Airlines passenger plane enroute Dhaka crashed in Kathmandu, airport authorities Tuesday recovered the black box from the remains of the aircraft.
The N9-AHH aircraft lost contact with the control tower.
The wreckage of a missing Nepal Airlines plane was found on Monday in the country’s mountainous west.
A Nepal Airlines Aircraft carrying 19 people including an infant had a miraculous escape when it fell into a river near Jomsom along Tibet border Wednesday morning.
The couple was supposed to be on the first plane out of Katmandu heading to Lukla.
Among 16 passengers who have died in crash were 7 British,5 Chinese and 4 Nepalese nationals.
The 14-year-old ‘Rasna girl’,best remembered for her role as Auro’s friend in ‘Paa’,was among the 15 people killed in the Nepal plane crash on Monday.
Relatives and friends of Tardeo residents Aroras were hoping against hope that Kamal Arora,his wife Menaka and son Shiv were not on the ill-fated Agni Air plane,which crashed after trying to land at the Jomsom airport in Nepal on Monday morning.
Lost one of my cutest co-stars,tweets Abhishek,about Paa actor Taruni Sachdev
Taruni,who became famous as the ‘Rasna’ girl,played the role of Auro aka Amitabh Bachchan’s friend in National Award winning film ‘Paa’.
Plane crashed into a mountain while attempting to land at Jomsom airport,killing 15 people.
13 Indians among 15 were killed after plane hit hill top while attempting to land at high-altitude airport.
6 people on board,including a crew member and 5 Indians,have been rescued from crash site.