Flight Crash Lands at Nepal's Kathmandu Airport
A US-Bangla Airlines passenger aircraft crashed at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport on the afternoon of 12 March. The flight skidded off the runaway while landing, according to Nagrik News, a Nepali daily.
Several casualties are feared.
(With inputs from PTI and Reuters)
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