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Pilot had "emotional breakdown" before deadly crash, Nepal probe panel says

Pilot had "emotional breakdown" before deadly crash, Nepal probe panel says

The captain of a Bangladeshi aeroplane "seemed to have an emotional breakdown" before a deadly crash last March, Nepali investigators said in a final report on the Himalayan nation's worst aviation disaster in 26 years.

Kathmandu airport scare after plane skids off runway

Kathmandu airport scare after plane skids off runway

Nepal's only international airport had to be closed for some 11 hours after a domestic aircraft skidded off the recently repaired runway, officials said Sunday.

'Stressed, weeping' pilot caused Nepal plane crash: inquiry

'Stressed, weeping' pilot caused Nepal plane crash: inquiry

The March 12 flight from the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka crash-landed at Kathmandu airport and skidded into a football field where it burst into flames, killing 51 people.

Bangladeshi plane crashes in nepal, killing at least 49

Bangladeshi plane crashes in nepal, killing at least 49

At least 49 people were killed on Monday when a Bangladeshi airliner crashed in cloudy weather as it came in to land at the Nepalese capital's hill-ringed airport, officials said. The chief executive officer of US-Bangla Airlines, Imran Asif, accused Kathmandu's air traffic control for giving wrong