A 72-seater passenger aircraft crashed on the runway at Pokhara International Airport in Nepal on Sunday morning. The Yeti airlines aircraft that crashed had 68 passengers and 4 crew members onboard.
“A total of 68 passengers and four crew members were on board the Yeti airlines aircraft that crashed between the old airport and the Pokhara International Airport,” Sudarshan Bartaula, spokesperson of Yeti Airlines was quoted by The Kathmandu Post as saying.
Nepal prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said the plane was flying from the capital, Kathmandu, to Pokhara in central Nepal, and urged security personnel and the general public to help with the rescue efforts, Associated Press reported.
Passengers included 10 foreigners, state-run Nepal Television has said.