Small plane with 19 people crashes in Nepal

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Posted: Sep 24, 2011 11:33 PM
Small plane with 19 people crashes in Nepal

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A small plane with 19 people on board, most of them believed to be foreign tourists, crashed in central Nepal near Kathmandu on Sunday, Nepali television channels said.

Local TV said there were 16 foreign passengers and a crew of three on board the plane.

(Reporting by Gopal Sharma; Writing by Alistair Scrutton; Editing y Sugita Katyal)