19 tourists perish in Mount Everest tour plane crash

Posted on September 25, 2011 • Filed under: Asia, Tourists Killed

A plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest crashed while attempting to land in dense fog in Nepal today, killing all 19 people on board. The turboprop plane belonging to Buddha Air was carrying 13 foreign tourists, three Nepalese passengers and three crew members when it crashed in Bisankunarayan village, just a few miles south of the capital, Katmandu. Read Article

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