On Monday, the Nepal Army handed over the black box of the Yeti Airlines plane that crashed a day ago with 72 people aboard to the Civil Aviation Authority.
ATR 72 twin-engine aircraft from Kathmandu crashed minutes before touching down in Pokhara on Sunday, and the Nepal Army also handed over its flight data recorder. There have been 68 bodies recovered from the crash site so far. The bodies of passengers have been sent for post-mortem. Experts have also arrived at the scene.
“Bodies of crew members, foreigners and those yet to be identified will be sent to Kathmandu today,” Assistant Chief District Officer of Kaski, Nepal, Anil Kumar Shahi told Storyline.
The search and rescue operation at the crash site resumed on Monday morning. The black box is a flight data recorder that records all flight communication logs.
In Pokhara, a resort city in the central Himalayan region, the Nepali Army said Monday that no one has been rescued alive from the site of a plane crash that occurred on Sunday.
There have been no rescues from the crash site, according to Nepal Army Spokesperson Krishna Prasad Bhandari. Upon landing at the new airport in Nepal’s Pokhara, Yeti Airlines’ passenger plane collided with a river gorge, killing 72 people, including five Indians. With the dawn, search and rescue operations are expected to resume.
After Sunday’s aircraft crash in Pokhara, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal called an emergency meeting of the Council of Ministers.
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