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50 killed as US-Bangla plane crashes

50 killed as US-Bangla plane crashes

At least 50 people, including 25 Bangladeshis, were killed after an aircraft of US-Bangla Airlines crashed and burst into flames yesterday near Kathmandu…

Rescue team to be sent to Nepal: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangladesh will send a helping team to Nepal right after the resumption of operation in Tribhuban Airport to assist the Nepalese team in the rescue operation of the US Bangla Airlines plane crash incident, reports UNB. "Bangladesh will extend all sorts…

Dash-8 Q400: the ill-fated aircraft

The ill-fated US-Bangla Airlines aircraft (Flight BS211) that crashed at Tribhuvan International airport in Nepal’s Kathmandu killing at least 50 on board, was a Bombardier Dash-8 Q400. Data from tracking website Flightradar24.com showed the aircraft was 17 years old. The aircraft had two earlier…

‘Alignment not correct at landing’

Following the fatal crash of US-Bangla flight BS211 in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) General Manager Raj Kumar Chettri told reporters that, at landing, the aircraft not properly aligned with the runway, report agencies. Chhettri said the plane crashed at 2:18 pm. “The Air Traffic…

Air traffic gave wrong info: US-Bangla

US-Bangla Airlines yesterday said it suspected that wrong information was given to the pilots of its ill fated flight BS211 by the air traffic control (ATC) at Tribhuvan International Airport which caused the crash of the Dash-8 Q400 aircraft. The airlines CEO Imran Asif, at a press briefing at his…

Deadliest in Bangladesh aviation history

The crash of US-Bangla flight BS-211at Tribhuvan Airport in Katmundu of Nepal is the deadliest ever in the history of Bangladesh. While filing this report, AP claimed the casualty at 50 while state minister for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam said he had confirmed news of 45 deaths. However, the number…

Relatives anxious for updates

Family members of some of the passengers, who were on-board the BS-211 flight of US-Bangla Airlines, are waiting with baited breath to get updates about the fate of their near ones. Some of the relatives were found in front of the US-Bangla Airlines office at Baridhara in the capital, demanding to know…

I am lucky to be alive, says a survivor

Basanta Bohora, one of the survivors of the deadly plane crash that occurred in Kathmandu yesterday, said he was most fortunate to remain alive after the deadly crash, reports The Kathmandu Post. Bohora is an employee of Raswita International Travels and Tours. “There were 16 Nepalis from various…
HC grants bail to Khaleda

HC grants bail to Khaleda

Although the High Court has granted an ad-interim bail to BNP chief Khaleda Zia for four months, she may not be released from jail before securing bail…
Captain Abid ‘injured’

Captain Abid ‘injured’

Captain Abid Sultan, who was flying the crashed US-Bangla flight Q400, is alive but the fate of co-pilot Paritul is yet to be known, Chief Operating Officer…
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