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40 bodies found so far in Nepal plane crash

A tragic event took place in Nepal today, as a commercial plane with 72 people on board crashed and caught fire near an airport in the central region of the country. The Yeti Airlines flight, which was en route from Kathmandu to the popular tourist destination of Pokhara, crashed during its landing attempt.

Social media posts captured videos of the plane flying low over a populated area before spinning out of control. Others showed heavy black smoke plumes from the crash site, with burning debris visible in some videos.

The authorities have confirmed that, of the 68 passengers on board, at least 40 bodies have been recovered from the crash site. The remains of the plane were found in the gorge of the Seti River, just 1.5 kilometres from the airport. A large-scale rescue operation is currently underway, with hundreds of Nepalese soldiers working to find any survivors and retrieve…

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