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Nepal Army locate site where plane with 22 onboard, including 4 Indians, crashed

The Nepal Army on Monday located the site where the Tara Air passenger plane with 22 people on board, including four Indians, had crashed.

“Search and rescue troops have physically located the plane crash site. Details will be followed,” the Nepal Army Spokesperson said, according to news agency PTI. The plane was found at at Sanosware, Thasang-2 in Mustang.

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The rescue operations were suspended on Sunday due to bad weather. A Nepalese army helicopter and private choppers were taking part in the search, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal had said in a statement.

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The Tara Air plane was on a 20-minute scheduled flight from the resort town of Pokhara, 200 kilometers (125 miles) east of Kathmandu, to the mountain town of Jomsom. The turboprop Twin Otter aircraft lost contact with the airport tower close to landing in an area of deep river gorges and mountaintops.

Source: BBC

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