Civil Aviation Authority spokesman Deo Chandra Lal Karn said they have found 14 bodies of the plane crash in Nepal and are continuing to search despite bad weather.
Local officials said the plane’s wreckage crashed in the rugged mountains of Nepal, at an altitude of about 3,800-4,000 meters above sea level.
Due to the difficult terrain, rescuers had to use helicopters. However, they could not expand the search scope yet due to the fog.
Earlier, the Nepalese Armed Forces identified the location of the DHC-6-300 Twin Otter aircraft. Nepal Television reported on May 29, villagers saw an airplane on fire at the headwaters of the Lyanku Khola river at the foot of Manapathi mountain in the Himalayas.
The aircraft DHC-6-300 Twin Otter took off on the morning of May 29 from the tourist city of Pokhara, about 200 km northwest of Kathmandu (Nepal capital), on its way to Jomsom airport, about 80 km away. .
However, after the plane made last contact with air traffic control at Lete Pass, it completely lost contact. The Tara Air plane was carrying 22 people, including 19 passengers and three crew members.
According to the airline’s representative, 6 passengers on the flight were foreigners, including 4 Indians.