"Nepal plane crash" "Nepal Aeroplane clash" "Sita Air plane crash" "Sita Air" "Lukla" "Italian Trekkers" "Italian Trekkers dead" "Italian Trekkers dies" "Mount Everest" "Kathmandu" "Manohara River" "Tribhuvan International Airport" "Bijaya Tandukar" "Takeshi Thapa" "air hostess" "Ruja Shakya" Kathmandu: A plane en route to Lukla in Nepal's Mount Everest region with 19 people on board crashed on the outskirts of Kathmandu on Friday, reportedly killing all 19 people on board. The Sita Air twin-engine propeller plane crashed near the Manohara River on the southwest edge of the Nepalese capital two hours after it took off from the Tribhuvan International Airport . While the are is thickly populated, the plane crashed on the bank of the Manohara River, which was not as thickly populated. Out of the 19 people on board, the three crew members of the plane are Nepalese, identified as Captain Bijaya Tandukar, co-Pilot Takeshi Thapa and air hostess Ruja Shakya. The 16 passengers were reportedly trekkers going to the Mount Everest region. Most of the passengers were Italians.
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