The death toll in the plane crash in Kathmandu has increased to 49 people.
The plane crashed when it approached the runway from the wrong direction, crashed and burst into flames while landing at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan Airport in Nepal.
Flight BS 211, which belongs to US-Bangla Airlines, a privately owned Bangladeshi carrier, was flying from Dhaka, Bangladesh.
There were 71 passengers on the plane including the crew. Forty bodies were recovered at the scene, nine died in hospital and 22 survivors are receiving treatment in hospital after the crash.
The passengers were mainly Nepalese and Bangladeshi with one from China and one from the Maldives.
The nationalities of the four crew members remains unknown.