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Bodies recovered from Nepal plane crash site

Plane with 18 on board crashes near tourist hub of Pokahara, raising question of air safety in Himalayan nation.

Last updated: 17 Feb 2014 20:37
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The bodies of passengers killed in a plane crash in Nepal have been removed from the crash site.

A twin otter aircraft belonging to the national airline, Nepal Air, crashed into a mountain on Sunday, killing all 15 passengers and three crew members.

About 100 people have died in plane crashes in the country since 2010.

The EU blacklisted all of Nepal’s airlines last year.

Al Jazeera's Subina Shresthra reports from Kathmandu.

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