Nepal Tara Passengers Plane Fear to Crash between Pokhara to Jomsom. Is the all 22 passengers including pilot are safe? What is the Status of Tara Air Flight Videos, Pictures. Nepal Officials are feared the Tara plane likely has got accident what is going on.
The plane, operated by a private airline in Nepal, went missing on Sunday with 22 people on board, airline and government sources said.
Embassy of India in Kathmandu issues an emergency hotline number, +977-9851107021, in connection with the Nepali aircraft that went missing today with 22 people on board, including 4 Indians; tweeted “the embassy is in touch with their family.”
The small plane was en route from Pokhara, 200 kilometers northwest of Kathmandu, to Jomsom, 80 kilometers northwest. It is operated by Tara Air, which operates twin Otter aircraft built in Canada.
“The plane was spotted in the Jomsom sky in the Mustang district and has not been in contact since then,” Tara Air CEO Netra Prasad Sharma told ANI.
There were 4 Indians and 3 Japanese on the plane. A total of 22 passengers, including Nepali nationals and crew, were on board, state television said.
The plane is suspected to have crashed in the Latin “Titti” area of the mountainous Mustang district during a pilgrimage to Muktinath Temple, Nepal’s fifth largest district in the Himalayas.
In 2016, a Twin Otter turboprop plane operated by Tara Air crashed in the western district of Miyakti, killing 23 people. In addition to the three crew members, 20 passengers were on board the plane, including a Chinese and a Kuwaiti national.
In mountainous Nepal, domestic plane crashes are frequently reported. Accidents are frequent due to the abrupt change of weather and airstrips in difficult mountainous areas.