Twenty Three Bangladeshis Killed In US-Bangla Crash Flown Back Home

Twenty Three Bangladeshis Killed In US-Bangla Crash Flown Back Home

March 19, 2018, 4:40 p.m.

The bodies of 23 of the US-Bangla plane crash victims will be taken back home from Nepal today as their identification process was completed yesterday.

A cargo plane of Bangladesh Air Force carried the dead bodies. Forty-nine people were killed as the aircraft crashed and burst into flames at Tribhuvan International Airport in the capital of the Himalayan country on March 12.

The plane was carrying 71 people, including four cabin crews. Of the passengers, 36 were from Bangladesh, 33 from Nepal and one each from China and the Maldives.

Among the dead, 26 were Bangladeshis, 22 Nepali and the other was Chinese. The bodies of the Nepali and Chinese were already handed over to their relatives on Saturday.

According to report, 23 Bangladeshis were identified until yesterday. 

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