Tara Air Twin-Otter plane crash: All dead bodies recovered | Ratopati

KATHMANDU, May 30: Dead bodies of all the 22 people, including 19 passengers and three crew members, who were killed in the Tara Air’s Twin-Otter plane crash on Sunday, have been recovered.

As many as 21 dead bodies were found at Sanusare cliff at Thasang rural municipality-2 of Mustang district on Monday. 

The search team has recovered one last missing dead body on Tuesday morning, according to DSP Ram Kumar Dani of Mustang.

As many as 10 dead bodies were airlifted to Kathmandu on Monday. The authorities concerned are preparing to airlift the remaining 12 bodies to Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Passengers killed in the crash have been identified as Indra Bahadur Gole, Purushettam Gole, Rajan Kumar Gole, Mick Grayt, Basanta Lama, Ganesh Narayan Shrestha, Rabina Shrestha, Rashmi Shrestha, Rojina Shrestha, Prakash Sunuwar, Makar Bahadur Tamang, Ram Maya Tamang, Sukumaya Tamang, Tulsa Devi Tamang, Ashok Kumar Triphati, Dhanush Triphati, Kritika Triphati, Yubi Wilnar and Baibhabi Bandekar.

Likewise, the plane was being operated by captain Pravakar Ghimire and his assistant Utssav Pokharel along with airhostess Kismi Thapa.


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