Nepal Air Crash: 14 bodies recovered

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Nepal Air Crash: 14 bodies recovered

Kathmandu : Fourteen dead bodies have so far been recovered from the remote region in Nepal, where the Tara plane that carried 22 persons, crashed on Sunday. The identity of the dead bodies has not been established so far, officials in the rescue operations stated on Monday.

Contact with any of the survivors, if any, could not be established. A team led by Police Inspector Raj Kumar Tamang has reached the accident spot. The rescue team of Nepal Army stopped the operations on Sunday following snowfall in Mustang district. The search operations resumed on Monday morning.

Nepal Army spokesperson Narayan Silwal stated that the Tara Air plane had 19 passengers, including four from India (Maharashtra), two German nationals, 13 Nepali and three crew members. It might have crashed due to snowfall.