Nepal: Rescue teams locate wreckage of missing plane
01 June 2022 | 10:49 am
Rescue workers have recovered 14 bodies from the crash site of a small passenger plane that went down in a remote part of the country over the weekend.
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It remains unclear what caused the flight to crash Sunday, Nepal's worst aviation disaster since 1992.
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