Nepal’s army said on Monday that the wreckage of the passenger plane that crashed on Sunday morning was found at Sanosware, Thasang-2 in Mustang district of north-western Nepal. The plane was missing for about 20 hours.
Rescue workers have so far retrieved 14 bodies from the wreckage of a plane that crashed in Nepal’s Tara Air’s mountainous Mustang district. Four Indians were also on board this plane. According to local media reports, no one is likely to be alive in the plane crash. Nepal’s army said on Monday that the wreckage of the passenger plane that crashed on Sunday morning was found at Sanosware, Thasang-2 in Mustang district of north-western Nepal. The plane was missing for about 20 hours. A total of 22 people were on board the plane, including four Indians, two Germans and 13 Nepalese nationals.
Nepal media has said that no person on board the crashed plane of the airline ‘Tara Air’ in Nepal has yet been found alive, bodies have been started. According to the list of passengers released by the airline, the Indians present in the aircraft have been identified as Ashok Kumar Tripathi, his wife Vaibhavi Bandekar Tripathi and children – Dhanush Tripathi and Ritika Tripathi. This family is from Thane district of Maharashtra.
Earlier, search and rescue efforts resumed on Monday morning, hours after being halted due to the challenges faced by the teams. A team of 15 Nepalese Army personnel was on Monday landed near the accident site to retrieve the bodies. An army spokesman said the crash site was at an altitude of about 14,500 feet, while the team was released at an altitude of 11,000 metres.
Army spokesman Brigadier Narayan Silwal tweeted, “Soldiers and rescue workers have located the crash site. Detailed information related to this will be shared soon.” Silwal said that police inspector Lt Mangal Shrestha and a guide have reached the accident spot. “Other rescue teams from different agencies are trying to reach the accident site through small helicopters. All possible means are being considered to reach there.