President Bhandari extends sorrow over Pokhara plane crash

KATHMANDU- President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended deep sorrow over the crash of the ATR-72 plane belonging to Yeti Airlines in Pokhara of Kaski late this morning.

“I am shocked by the news about the Yeti Airlines ATR-72 plane crash in Pokhara. I extend heartfelt tributes to all those passengers and crew members killed in the crash and offer heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families,” the Head- of- the- State tweeted.

A total of 72 people: 68 passengers and four crew members were onboard the plane that had flown from Tribhuvan International Airport to Pokhara at 10:33 am today. So far 68 bodies have been retrieved from the crash site.


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