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2008-10-10 09:00:37

Nepali president expresses grief for died in Lukla airport accident KATHMANDU, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Nepali President Ram Baran Yadav has expressed his grief on the demise of persons who lost their lives in the accident that was met by the twin-otter of Yeti Airlines at Lukla airport of Solukhumbu Wednesday morning. According to the National News Agency RSS Thursday's report, the president has extended heartfelt condolences to aggrieved family members and expressed best wishes for early...

2008-10-09 03:00:27

Nepalese authorities say the 18 people killed in the crash of a Yeti Airlines twin-engine Otter plane included 12 German nationals and two Australians. The plane, with 19 aboard, went down Wednesday after hitting a cliff and catching fire while approaching the Lukla airport near Mount Everest, CNN had reported earlier. Nepalnews.com quoted officials at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, from where the plane had taken off, that only the pilot, Surendra Kunwar, survived. He...

2008-10-08 03:00:17

Text of report by privately-owned Nepalnews.com website on 8 October A Yeti Airlines Twin Otter has crashed on final approach at the Tenzing-Hillary airport, Lukla, killing at least 18 people, mostly foreign nationals, Wednesday morning [8 October]. According to officials at the Tribhuvan International Airport and the airline company, only one crew member, the pilot - Suraj Kuwar, survived the tragic accident and has been flown to Kathmandu for medical treatment. The Twin Otter that...


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