At least 44 bodies have been recovered after a domestic airliner crashed with 72 people on board in Nepal. A police spokesman for the German Press Agency said on Sunday. The local Yeti Airlines plane crashed on Sunday morning en route between the capital Kathmandu and Pokhara shortly before landing.
In addition to 53 passengers from Nepal, five Indians, four Russians, two Koreans and one person from Ireland, Australia, Argentina and France were on board, according to airport authorities. There were also four crew members.
on the blacklist
Rescue work and investigations into the cause of the accident continued. Yeti Airlines, along with several other Nepalese airlines, is on an EU airline blacklist due to safety concerns.