Sita Air plane crashes near Kathmandu
19 dead in plane crash near Kathmandu
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Sita Air Dornier aircraft, which was carrying 16 passengers and three crew members, caught fire and crashed on Friday morning near Kathmandu airport.
All 19 people, who were on board of the plane, reportedly have died in the crash that.
According to the police, the plane was heading to the city of Lukla – a transit hub for the tourists and mountain climbers heading for Mount Everest. All members of the flight crew were Nepalese. Nationalities of the passengers killed in the crash remain unknown at this time.