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Nepal plane crash: Seven Britons killed A severe accident and suffered are now seeing in pictures And note the increase in the number of people killed in the past few hours And see here...
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Nepal plane crash: 19 killed near Kathmandu [Footage]

A plane heading for the Everest region has crashed on the outskirts of Nepal's capital, killing all 19 people on board including seven Britons, officials say. The plane, operated by Sita Air, came down minutes after take-off from Kathmandu. Officials said it crashed into a river bank and caught fire. Sixteen passengers and three crew were on board the twin-propeller Dornier. The UK Foreign Office says Britons are among the dead but has not confirmed how many. Police and aviation officials, however, said that seven Britons, five Chinese nationals and seven Nepali nationals were on the plane, including the three Nepalese crew. Continue reading the main story Analysis Sanjaya Dhakal BBC Nepali Friday's plane crash has once again drawn international attention to Nepal's poor air safety record. The crash is the second this year. Four months ago, 15 people died when an Agni Air plane carrying Indian pilgrims to a Hindu religious site in northern Nepal crashed at a high altitude airport. In September last year, another plane on a mountain sight-seeing flight crashed into a hillside near Kathmandu killing all 19 people on board. Since 1949 - the year the first aircraft landed in Nepal - there have been more than 70 different crashes involving planes and helicopters, in which more than 650 people have been killed. While the latest crash appears in part due to exceptional circumstances, critics say that many passenger aircraft in Nepal are often poorly maintained, one of the main <b>...</b>
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