Horror: Plane Carrying 71 People Crashes As It Skids Off Runway And Bursts Into Flames (Photos)


Lagos plane crash earlier today. A plane which was carrying as many as seventy-one persons, has crashed inside airport as it skids off the runway and goes ablaze.

 The airliner reportedly caught fire after skidding off the runway at the airport in Nepal
A report by The Sun UK, has shown that a passenger plane has crashed at an airport in Nepal this morning before skidding off the runway and bursting into flames leaving nearly 60 people feared dead.
At least 17 peeople have been rushed to hospital while dramatic images from the scene show the crumpled wreckage near Kathmandu’s International Airport.
An airport official has confirmed that the aircraft was a Bangladeshi passenger plane, reportedly travelling from Dhaka, which “became unstable”while descending into the airport.
There were 67 passengers on board along with four crew memers, officials said.
Tourism Ministry Joint Secretary Suresh Acharya said 17 injured passengers have been rescued and taken to hospital, reports the Kathmandu Post.
Dozens of emergency workers pictured at the scene in Nepal
The aircraft is said to have caught fire after skidding off the runway and crashing into a football field, according to an airport spokesperson.
Rescue workers recovered badly burnt bodies from the plane’s smouldering wreckage, a witness claimed.
A Reuters photographer said he could see bodies covered in cloth laid out near the tarmac of the airport.
“We are trying to bring the fire under control. Details are awaited,” airport spokesman Birendra Prasad Shrestha said.
One witness wrote on social media: “An Airplane just crashed at the Kathmandu International Airport. I saw it when it happened. OMG!”

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