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Bangla plane carrying 67 passengers crashes in Nepal

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

A US-plane carrying 67 passengers today crash landed after catching fire at here, officials said.

It was not immediately clear if there were fatalities.

The plane carrying 67 passengers and four crew skidded off the runway while landing at the

At least 17 people on board had been rescued, authorities said.

The plane caught fire after it careened off the runway during landing and crashed onto a football ground near the airport, the was quoted as saying by

The aircraft took off from and landed at the airport at 2:20 pm (local time).

All the flights to and from TIA have been halted after the crash.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 15:15 IST