A passenger plane, a twin-propeller Bombardier Dash 8 flying from Bangladesh, has reportedly crashed killing atleast 38 people, as it landed at the Kathmandu airport in Nepal.
The plane swerved repeatedly before it crashed, landing near the runway, various media reported. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to the media, said 10 people remained unaccounted for in Monday's crash.
According to a AP journalist, the US-Bangla Airlines plane was broken into several pieces, with dozens of firefighters and rescue workers clustered around the wreckage.
US-Bangla Airlines operates Boeing 737-800 and smaller Bombardier Dash 8 Q-400 planes.
The airline, part of US-Bangla Group, is based in Dhaka and flies to several domestic and international destinations.
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