Nepalese authorities started handing over the bodies to family members of those killed after the yeti Airlines crash. It includes Five Indians who crashed in a river gorge in the resort city of Pokhara, and the death toll rose to 70. Two more persons are still missing, and the search operation is continuing, according to the Nepal Army sources, One more body was recovered from the accident site at Seti River gorge in Pokhara valley on Monday night. The total number of confirmed dead has climbed to 70. the sources said The Yeti Airlines aircraft took off from Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport at 10.33 am on Sunday. It crashed on the bank of the Seti River between the old airport and the new airport in Pokhara, minutes before landing. Fifty-three Nepalese passengers and 15 foreign nationals, including 5 Indians, and four crew members were on board the Yeti Airlines aircraft when it crashed.
The five Indians, all reportedly from Uttar Pradesh, have been identified as Abhisekh Kushwaha, 25, Bishal Sharma, 22, Anil Kumar Rajbhar, 27, Sonu Jaiswal, 35, and Sanjay Jaiswal Out of 70 dead bodies, 22 are being handed over to the family members after conducting a postmortem on them, according to Yeti Airlines spokesperson Sudarshan Bartaula. Out of 48 remaining dead bodies, including those belonging to crew members and foreign nationals; 25 have already been brought to Kathmandu on a Nepal Army helicopter and sent to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital. The family members of four men from Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh who were killed in a plane crash in Nepal have reached Kathmandu to receive the bodies. Both the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder have been recovered as search and rescue teams rappelled down a 300-meter gorge to continue their efforts.