Nepal It was the scene of the tragic crash near Pokhara, a city in the center of the country where an Eti Airlines flight was supposed to land. Videos taken from the crash site show rescue efforts by the country’s forces and civilians who came to help amid thick smoke and fire. Meanwhile, a video is going viral on social media revealing the exact moment the ATR 72 changes course and sinks to the ground.
One of the 68 passengers was identified as Janet Sandra Palavecino, an Argentine national. Also five Indian nationals, four Russians, two Koreans, one Australian, one Irish and one French. Members of crew They were Four. So far, international agencies have reported at least 68 people died.
A recording taken by someone from a home shows what an ATR 72 looks like fly low Suddenly Turns sideways, changes course and loses control. The person taking the picture drops his phone and hears a noise. Strong impact Near the area where it is located.
There are other videos and photos that you can view Valley where the plane fell. There, shouts and conversations are heard, while fire and smoke from the downed plane dominate the vegetation, minutes after the incident.
Later pictures show that most of the flames have already been extinguished, although they are still throwing water at them. Remains of ATR 72, Among the people gathered at the site, which opened on January 1, between the old Pokhara airport, built in 1958, and the city’s new international terminal.
This is Nepal’s worst air disaster in three decades. “They took it 31 corpses to hospitals,” he said AFP Police officer A.K. Chhetri said they found it 36 more bodies This Sunday at the site of the plane crash.
Likewise, military sources have also given an explanation Due to the crater, it is difficult to remove the dead people from the area. Although search and rescue operations continued in the morning -Argentine time-.
The plane came from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal and Pokhara was his destination. This city in the heart of the country is an important crossing point for foreign pilgrims and mountaineers.
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