Dead bodies of 15 persons killed in the Agni Air plane crash in Mustang Monday morning have been airlifted to Kathmandu.
Among those killed were Captain Prabhu Shankar Pathak and Co-pilot Suman Dongol Maharjan and 13 Indian pilgrims. Six passengers were rescued alive and they are undergoing treatment at Manipal Teaching Hospital in Pokhara.
The 13 Indian nationals killed in the crash have been identified as: K. Chaitanya, S.K. Arora, H. Honda, MK Arora, R. Honda, K.O Arora, T. Sachdev, G. SAchdec, Sanaim Sudhar, G. Raman, Ms. Kumar. Mr. Kumar and Latha Echambadi.
Police said the dead bodies would be handed over to the families following post-mortem.
Army and police personnel were mobilised in the search and rescue operations. nepalnews.com