Crash landing in Nepal


An Air Kasthamandap aircraft bound to Jumla from Nepalgunj, with 11 people on board, including 2 crew members, has crash-landed in Kalikot district on Friday. The aircraft, with call sign 9N8AB, crash landed at Chilakhaya 2, Jigeli, in the district, according to Chief Distrit Officer of Kalikot, Pradip Shrestha.

On their website the company says:

“Today, Air Kasthamandap has a management and operations team that can rival and exceed any other within this sector, and this is reflected in its achievements over the years. Transporting essential cargo in excess of 4,600 tons to locations normally inaccessible by road, along with over 10,000 passengers, the company is establishing itself as a versatile organization with unrestrained potential in the future.”

The passengers have been identified as Megharaj Giri, Ganesh Bhattachan, Sonali Bhattachan, Laxmi Sunar, Govinda Bhandaril, Laxman Khadkna, Dhananjaya Khatri, and Jagadamba Khatri.