KATHMANDU – A plane has crashed at the international airport of Kathmandu in Nepal. The device would be during the countries of the runway shot. Then was fire, said a spokesman for Tribhuvan International Airport for the newspaper the Kathmandu Post.
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Soldiers and relief workers are a search and rescue mission started. There are, according to the first messages, definitely seventeen injured passengers rescued from the aircraft of air carrier US-Bangla Airlines. They are, according to the authorities transferred to hospitals. On board were 67 passengers.
It is still unclear what is the cause of the crash. The device if from the south side of the airport lands, but approached the runway from the north. The Nepalese aviation authority suspects that there was technical problems. All air traffic from and to the airport is shut down.