A small plane operated by Agni Air has hit and crashed when pilots were attempting to land in a mountain area in Nepal on Monday claiming 15 lives including 2 crew members of 21 people on board. The deputy Director of air traffic service operations in Kathmandu, Purusottam Shakya said the plane was on its way to land at the airport in a famous tourist town in Jomsom in central Nepal.
He added 3 crew members and 18 passengers including 16 Indians were on bordered at the time plane went out of control to crash. A spokesman of Indian Embassy in Kathmandu said 13 on bordered Indian passengers died due to the plane crash. Purusottam Shakya said six survivors from the crashed were sent through air transport to Pokhra town situated about 200 Km west from Kathmandu.
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