An Aircraft from Bangladesh capital, Dhaka bound to Nepal Capital Kathmandu crashed in the airport premises, when it hit the fencing of the airport while landing. The US-Bangla Airlines carrying 67 passengers burst into flames, killing passengers in the flight. Nearly 50 bodies have been recovered so far. Many bodies were found charred to death and rescue operations were on and At least 25 people were brought out of the plane and sent to nearby hospitals.
The twin-engine turboprop airliner was carrying 67 passengers and four crew members which included 37 men, 27 women and two children. Thirty-three of the passengers were Nepalese nationals. All flights in and out of the Tribhuvan International Airport were cancelled. US-Bangla Airlines is owned by US-Bangla Group, a joint venture company with offices in Dhaka, New York, India and other Asian hubs. It has been operating since 2014 out of its home airport in Bangladesh.