Over 49 people feared dead at Kathmandu plane crash
It was a dark day in the history of aviation, as the Bangla flight from Dhaka to Kathmandu crash landed killing over 49 people on board.
According to reports and eyewitness, the plane was found unstable and crashed with nose hitting the ground. No mechanical failure was detected by the authorities. Some even predict that the communication between the Air Traffic Control room, and the pilot went chaotic, which lead to the disaster.
“Out of the total passengers, 33 were Nepali’s and 32 from Bangladesh 1 each from China and Maldives,” said the Airline spokesperson Kamrul Islam.
“Our pilot is an instructor of this Bombardier aircraft, His flight hours are over 5,000 hours. There was a fumble from the control tower,” said Chief Executive Officer of US-Bangla Airlines Imran Asif. At the same time, India’s Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj offered assistance in Kathmandu Airport.