Rescuers recover 71 bodies from Yeti Airlines plane crash siteOn Tuesday, rescuers recovered one body from the Seti River gorge.
Rescuers have so far recovered the bodies of 71 victims from the Yeti Airlines plane crash site in Pokhara in western Nepal.
On Tuesday, rescuers retrieved one body of the crash victim from the Seti River gorge.
Assistant Chief District Officer of Kaski district Anil Kumar Shahi informed that the body of one more victim was found on Tuesday afternoon.
“The body of one of the two missing victims has been found. The body was found after the flow of the river was reduced,” said Shahi.
Rescuers have been struggling to recover the remaining bodies of the victims due to the difficult terrain.
Shahi said that the rescue would continue on Wednesday.
The Yeti Airlines flight NYT 691 from Kathmandu to Pokhara crashed just before landing at the new international airport on Sunday morning in the worst domestic aviation disaster to date.
Among the passengers were three infants, three children and 62 adults.
According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, the passengers included 53 Nepalis, five Indians, four Russians, one Irish, one Australian, one Argentinian, two Koreans and one French.