Nepal Army Plane Crashes in Baglung

Here comes another blow to the aviation industry in Nepal. This time a Britten-Norman islander military plane owned by the Nepal Army crashed into the hills of Bovan Village in Baglung district in the mid-west region of Nepal. The aircraft was returning from a rescue mission by the India border when communication was lost, officials said. It is not yet known if any of the 6 passenger + crew are dead or alive.

The plane lost contact at 7.05PM (Nepal time) today (18th October) making it difficult to conduct rescue operations due to the darkness.

UPDATE: All 6 on board were killed in the crash.

For more information about the crash click here.
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