March 12, 2018 / 11:13 AM / 3 months ago

Nepal plane crash kills at least 50 - army spokesman

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A Bangladeshi airliner with 71 people on board crashed on Monday while coming in to land at the airport in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, killing at least 50 people, an army spokesman told Reuters.

Rescue workers work at the wreckage of a US-Bangla airplane after it crashed at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal March 12, 2018. REUTERS/ Navesh Chitrakar

Mountainous Nepal is notorious for air accidents.

Reporting by Gopal Sharma; Editing by Robert Birsel

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