US-Bangla plane crashes on landing


US Bangla Airline caught fire, after it careened off the runway during landing and crashed onto a football ground, near the Tribhuvan International Airport (TTI). The flight BS 211 left Dhaka this afternoon at 12:30pm with 67 passengers and 4 crew on board and was scheduled to land at , TTI at 2:30pm.

As the last report came in, 37 passengers were pulled out and rushed to the hospitals while firefighters are trying to rescue other passengers and crew. So far 5 passengers reported killed.

All scheduled flights to and from airport have been halted while all incoming flights have been diverted to nearest destinations.


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