Passenger Plane Missing in Nepal

Passenger Plane Missing in NepalPassenger Plane Missing in Nepal

A small plane carrying 21 people, including two foreigners, has gone missing in west Nepal, an airport official said on Wednesday. The Twin Otter aircraft, operated by Tara Air, was carrying 18 passengers and a crew of three on a flight from Pokhara, 125 km west of Kathmandu, to Jomsom when it lost contact with the control tower, Reuters reported. “Two helicopters are on a search-and-rescue mission,” Pokhara airport official Yogendra Kunwar said.