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US-Bangla plane crash could have been averted: CAAB

US-Bangla Airlines

MNA National Desk: The Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh (CAAB) agrees with the findings of the Nepal investigators in the US-Bangla Airlines plane crash, but believes the probe report has not shed light on the “lack of efforts” by the air traffic control in Kathmandu to avert the disaster. “The pilot had made some mistakes, but it would have been possible to avoid an accident such as this if the air traffic control had wanted,” CAAB Chairman M Naim Hassan told the media in Dhaka on Monday after the Nepalese authorities released the report. As many as 27 of the 51 ...

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US-Bangla pilot Abid Sultan dies

Abid Sultan

MNA National Desk: Abid Sultan, the pilot of the crashed US-Bangla Airlines flight who sustained injuries in the plane crash, died at Norvic Hospital in Kathmundu on Tuesday morning. Mohammad Kamrul Islam, General Manager (GM), Marketing Support and PR of US-Bangla Airlines, confirmed the death. Two other cabin crew members co-pilots—Prithula Rashid and Khwaja Hossain—died after the crash, reported news agency. The US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211, which flew from Dhaka to Kathmandu carrying 67 passengers and four crew members, crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport in the capital of Himalayan country of Nepal on Monday, leaving 49 people, including 25 Bangladeshis, ...

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