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Passenger Plane crashes in Kathmandu, Nepal

A passenger plane from US-Bangla, a Bangladeshi airline, has crashed off the runway while trying to land at Kathmandu airport in Nepal.

The plane went off the runway while landing and crashed on the east side of Tribhuvan International Airport’s runway.

Nepal’s Tourism Ministry Joint Secretary Suresh Acharya reported that 17 injured passengers have been rescued and sent to different hospitals for treatment.

According to airport’s spokesperson, the aircraft caught fire after it careened off the runway during landing and crashed onto a football ground near TIA. The aircraft with call sign S2-AGU took off from Dhaka and landed at TIA at 2:20 pm.

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