2 Die in Second Deadly Plane Crash in Nepal in a Week

February 26, 2016 10:50 AM

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KATHMANDU, Nepal — A pilot and co-pilot were killed when a small passenger plane crashed on Friday in a mountainous area in western Nepal, an official said, the second fatal aviation accident in the country this week.

The nine passengers on board were injured when the plane went down in the district of Kalikot, said Pradeep Shrestha, the chief officer in the region.

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