Plane crashes at Kathmandu airport

An aircraft of the US-Bangla Airlines from Dhaka to Kathmandu crash landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) here on Monday, officials said.

TIA spokesperson Prem Nath Thakur said the aircraft careened off the runway during landing and crashed onto a football ground near the airport, catching fire. Seven people were rescued. No death was reported.

--IANS

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