Kathmandu: Plane with 21 people on board goes missing

Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-02-24 10:59 New Delhi: A plane bound for Jomsom from Pokhara in Kathmandu, lost contact with air traffic control on Wednesday leaving the fate of the passengers on board unknown. According to reports, the 'Tara Twin Otter' plane was carrying 21 people including three crew members and two children on board. The aircraft with a call sign 9N-AHH, had taken off the Pokhara Airport at 7:50 am today. The aircraft was in contact till 8:50 am, according to an official of the Pokhara Airport. According to officials, A Nepal army chopper has been dispatched to carry out search operation. More details to follow. (ANI)