72-seater passenger aircraft crashes at Nepal, rescue ops on


A 72-seater passenger aircraft crashed on the runway at Pokhara International Airport in Nepal, news agency ANI reported. The Yeti Airlines which flew to Pokhara from Kathmandu crashed in Pokhara of Kaski district, Kathmandu Post reported.

A total of 68 passengers and four crew members were on board the aircraft. It crashed crashed between the old airport and the Pokhara International Airport, Sudarshan Bartaula, spokesperson of Yeti Airlines, told the Kathmandu Post.

Images and videos posted on social media platforms showed plumes of smoke billowing from the crash site.