68 dead, 4 missing after plane crashes in Nepal resort town

Yeti Airline passenger Sonu Jaiswal was live streaming moments before the fatal airplane crash

A Yeti Airlines passenger plane carrying 72 people crashed on Sunday morning in Nepal, killing at least 68, officials said.

Flight NYT 691 had been travelling from Kathmandu, the capital, to Pokhara, a city in central Nepal, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said.

Sixty-eight passengers and four crew members boarded the plane in Kathmandu, Nepal’s Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement. Fifty-three passengers were Nepali and 15 were international travelers, officials said. The foreign nationals included five people from India, four from Russia and two from South Korea. The other four were from Ireland, Australia, Argentina and France, officials said. Source