News 13 march — 15:17

Nepal plane crash survivors describe chaos

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Survivors and witnesses of a plane crash in Nepal have described scenes of chaos when the aircraft went down, killing at least 49 people, BBC reports.

The flight, carrying 71 passengers and crew, crashed while landing at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan airport.

Survivors said they heard a loud bang and that the plane shock violently. Witnesses described chaos at the scene with people crying inside the aircraft.

The cause of the crash remains unclear, and an investigation is under way.

It is the worst aviation disaster to hit Nepal in many years.

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