Plane Crashes in Nepal, Kills All 19 Onboard

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Tourist flight was returning from visit around Mt. Everest

Aviation officials in Nepal say a plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest has crashed, killing all 19 people onboard.

Authorities say one passenger initially survived the crash Sunday, but died later in a hospital.

Tourism officials say the Buddha Air Beechcraft was carrying 10 Indians, 2 Americans, 1 Japanese and 3 Nepali passengers. The three crew members were also from Nepal.


VOANews.com



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