Bangladeshi plane with 71 on board crashes in Nepal

A Bangladeshi aircraft carrying 67 passengers and four crew members has crashed as it was landing at Kathmandu airport in Nepal.
The US-Bangla Airlines plane slipped off the runway as it was landing and fell down a slope, sliding for about 300 metres before it stopped on a football pitch, leaving a trail of twisted metal, paper and luggage along the burnt grass.
Nepali police said at least 40 were killed and 23 injured, with several others still unaccounted for.
Firefighters battled to extinguish the burning wreckage and rescue passengers as plumes of black smoke rose above the site, to the... read more

 
12 March 2018 in World News, Views: 35
Source: Guardian
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