Nepal air crash: 49 dead as plane veers off Kathmandu runway

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‘Plane crash’ at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport

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A plane has crashed at Kathmandu’s international airport, local media report. A plane from US-Bangla, a Bangladeshi airline, crashed on the east side of Tribhuvan International Airport’s runway, the Kathmandu Post reported.An airport spokesperson told the paper that casualties were feared. Photos and video posted on social media showed smoke rising from an airport runway.

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#BREAKING #Nepal: A US-Bangla airlines aircraft has crashed in the eastern side of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in the #Kathmandu on Monday. Details yet to come. https://t.co/qsxgS4w3sG pic.twitter.com/ODr8L2xS9X— Pradeep Bashyal (@pdpbasyal) March 12, 2018

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