Crash Site Found After Plane Goes Missing Over Nepal With 22 Onboard - Dhanbadonline.com

Crash site found after plane goes missing over Nepal with 22 onboard

Tail number clearly visible in wreckage photo of Tara Air aircraft,

After weather delayed earlier searches, the Tara Air plane took off from Pokhara.

Nepal’s army says it has located the crash site of a plane that went missing on Sunday with 22 people onboard.

Search and rescue troops have physically located the plane crash site,

Posting a picture of the wreckage with the plane’s tail number clearly visible.

Authorities claimed terrible weather and rugged terrain impeded their efforts to locate the small passenger plane,

Tara Air, a privately held company, operates a De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter.

The plane took off in the morning for a 20-minute flight but lost contact with the control tower five minutes before it was scheduled to land

It had departed from the tourist town of Pokhara, 125km (80 miles) west of the capital, Kathmandu,

villagers had seen an aircraft on fire at the source of the Lyanku Khola river at the foot of the Himalayan mountain Manapathi,

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) also said a team was was on its way to the area.