Causalities feared as Bangladesh passenger plane crashes in Nepal

Passenger Plane Crashes, Catches Fire at Nepal Airport

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A passenger plane swerved, crashed and burst into flames as it landed Monday at Kathmandu airport in Nepal, a witness said.

Shocking photos taken at the scene of the crash show the extent of the damage to the plane.

Flight trackers Air Live said: "A Bangladesh passenger aircraft "became unstable" while descending, crashes at Nepal's Kathmandu airport - airport official".

A spokesman for the airport said: "We are trying to bring the fire under control. Details are awaited", he said.

The aircraft careened off the runway during landing and crashed onto a football ground near TIA, The Kathmandu Post said quoting TIA spokesperson Prem Nath Thakur.

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Local media reported that 14 people, including four crew members, have been rescued with the death count not announced so far.

The official said that the US-Bangla Bombardier Dash Q-400 passenger plane carrying some 60 to 70 passengers caught fire while landing.

The state of the other people on the flight from the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, operated by US-Bangla Airlines, was not clear, airport spokesman Birendra Prasad Shrestha said. A plume of black smoke marked the site of the crash at the start of the runaway.

A Thai Airways flight from Bangkok crashed while trying to land in Kathmandu in 1992 killing all on board.

US-Bangla is a private Bangladeshi carrier.

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