Monday, March 1

Cargo plane crashes in mid-western Nepal


KATHMANDU: A Tara Air cargo plane has crash-landed at the Simikot Airport in Humla district in mid-western Nepal this morning.According to report, the Tara Air Dornier 228 from Nepalgunj skidded off the runway while landing.

Three crew members in the cargo plane, which was carrying rice to Humla, were unharmed.

A poorly maintained runway condition of the airport is said to be the cause of the mishap that has caused minor damage to the wings of the aircraft.