Air Kasthamandap Plane Crash-Lands in Nepal; 2 Killed, 9 Injured
Air Kasthamandap flight 9N-AJB crash-landed in Chilkhaya, Kalikot district of Nepal, on February 26th.
The single engine PAC 750 plane took off from Nepalgunj and was heading to Jumla when it developed some technical problems and went down. Authorities said the plane lost contact with the control tower just 11 minutes after take off.
There were 11 people aboard at the time, including the pilot Dinesh Neupane, the co-pilot Santosh Rana, and nine passengers. The pilot and the co-pilot were killed in the crash while the passengers were injured.
The injured were airlifted to Nepalgunj Medical College.
The government has appointed a four-member commission to investigate the accident.