Kathmandu: Twin otter owned by Tara Air, which took off from Pokhara to Jomsom since Sunday morning, went missing.
The plane had three crew members – 13 Nepalis, four Indians and two German passengers. It was piloted by Captain Prabhakar Kimre and left Pokhara at 9:55 am.
According to sources at Tribhuvan International Airport, all communication with the aircraft was cut within minutes of departure.
According to a Tara Air official, the 9N-AET aircraft carrying 19 passengers from Pokhara lost contact at 9:55 am.
According to the air traffic controller at Jomsom airport, there are unconfirmed reports of loud noises in Gaza near Jomsom.
According to the air traffic controller at Jomsom airport, the helicopter was sent to the last contact area.
There were 13 Nepalese, 4 Indians, two Germans and 3 crew on board the aircraft.
Who’s on board?
Four Indians and three Japanese were on board the missing plane. State media reported that the remaining passengers were Nepalese citizens.