MNA National Desk: Twenty-five of the 34 Bangladeshis of US-Bangla flight that crashed in Nepal’s Kathmandu airport have died.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam confirmed the news of their deaths on Monday in a Facebook post.
The plane, a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, took off from Dhaka at 12:52pm Bangladesh Standard Time and crashed into a fence of the Tribhuvan International Airport at 2:18pm Kathmandu time.
The foreign ministry says nine Bangladeshis have been rescued alive and hospitalised followed the US-Bangla aircraft crash.
According to the list provided by State Minister Shahriar, the Bangladeshi passengers who survived the crash are:
- Emrana Kabir Hashi,
- Mehedi Hasan,
- Sayiada Kamrunnahar Shwarna,
- Shahreen Ahmed,
- Md Shahin Bepari,
- Md Rezwanul Haque,
- Almun Nahar Annie,
- Md Kabir Hossain, and
- Sheikh Rashed Rubayet.